Offers an accessible yet thorough understanding of hematolymphoid physiology and pathophysiology, helping you easily master the material in a systems-based curriculum?with learning objectives, Clinical Concept boxes, highlighted key words and concepts, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter review questions.
Clearly explains interrelationships between the diverse factors that can give rise to disease.
Covers a wide range of subjects, including platelets and coagulation, transfusion medicine, cytotoxic chemotherapy, infections, the immune system, and bone marrow transplantation.
Shows how hematologic disorders are evaluated through blood counting, histopathology, immunohistochemistry, cytogenetics, and coagulation testing.
Features 150 full-color photomicrographs to help you visualize a wide spectrum of hematologic pathology.
An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.
3 Erythropoiesis and Oxygen Transport
4 Iron, Heme, and Hemoglobin
6 Red Blood Cell Metabolism and Enzyme Defects
7 Hemolytic Anemia
8 Aplastic Anemia and Related Disorders
9 Megaloblastic Anemia
10 Myeloid Cells
11 Immune System and Related Disorders
12 Genetic Basis of Hematologic Neoplasia
13 Leukemia and Related Disorders
14 Lymphoma and Related Disorders
15 Blood Coagulation
17 Benign Conditions of Lymphoid Organs
18 Blood Transfusion and Stem Cell Transplantation
19 Hematologic Cancer Therapy
Appendix A Answers to Review Questions
Appendix B Complete Blood Count
Appendix C Some Useful Immunophenotypic Markers for Hematologic Diagnosis