Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology by Drew Provan

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology

byDrew Provan, Charles R J Singer, Trevor Baglin

Paperback | March 15, 2009

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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology continues to provide the essential knowledge needed in modern clinical practice for the diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of the blood. Major advances in the specialty, primarily within the malignant haematology area, have beenreflected in this thoroughly revised new edition. Agencies such as NICE have influenced the prescribing of chemotherapeutic and other related drugs, and there have also been updates from the British Committee for Standards in Haematology and other guidelines for malignant disease, thrombosis andhaemostasis. This Handbook includes the main differential diagnoses and relevant investigations that will help junior doctors to arrive at a definitive diagnosis. The management of the patient is provided in a way that allows the junior to initiate treatment whilst waiting for review of the patient by a seniormember of staff. A bestselling Oxford Handbook, this is the indispensable companion for all those caring for patients with blood disorders.

About The Author

Drew Provan is a Senior Lecturer in Haematology at Bart's and The London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London.

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Title:Oxford Handbook of Clinical HaematologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:920 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.04 inPublished:March 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019922739X

ISBN - 13:9780199227396

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Table of Contents

1. Clinical approach2. Red cell disorders3. White blood cell abnormalities4. Leukaemia5. Lymphoma6. Myelodysplasia7. Myeloproliferative disorders8. Paraproteinaemias9. Transplantation10. Haemostasis and thrombosis11. Immunodeficiency12. Paediatric haematology13. Haematological emergencies14. Supportive care15. Protocols and procedures16. Haematological investigations17. Blood transfusion18. Phone numbers and addresses19. Haematology on-line20. Charts and nomograms21. Normal ranges

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`Review from previous edition Doctors who are not specialists in haematology will find this an excellent summary of the main approaches to the diagnosis and management of the blood diseases commonly encountered in clinical practice.'Aslib Book Guide