Haematology: An Illustrated Colour Text, Edition 3

by Martin R. Howard, Peter J Hamilton, Robert Britton (Illustrator)
  • Softcover

This textbook on haematology in the Illustrated Colour Text series is suitable for medical students, junior doctors and others needing a concise and practical introduction to the subject.

• Concise and manageable coverage of the major blood diseases and their treatment.

• Does not overload the reader with science, unlike some competing books.

• Focus is on the haematology patient and on the practical aspects of the subject.

• Makes use of the attractive features of the ICT series - double page spreads, lots of colour illustrations, summary boxes.

• Updating to take account of recenty developments in stem cell biology.

• Increased emphasis on genomic and proteomic techniques in the diagnosis of haematological malignancy.
• Use of new imaging techniques including MRI and PET.
• Description of advances in treatment of leukaemia and lymphoma and in diagnosis and management of patients with thrombophilia and venous thrombosis.
• Development of new antimicrobial agents in management of immunosuppressed patients with infection.
• New double page spread on palliative care of patients with blood disorders.
• New illustrations.

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ISBN: 9780443103629
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Publication Date: Jan 10, 2007
Cover: softcover
Pages: 124
Weight: 0.436 kg
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