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    DescriptionThis title is highly commended at 2012 BMA awards in Internal Medicine Category. Recognized worldwide as the standard reference work, "Dacie & Lewis Practical Haematology" is a must have reference for any haematology laboratory. It covers all of the techniques used in the investigation of patients with blood disorders, including the latest technologies as well as the tried and true manual methods of measurement. It discusses the principles of each test, possible causes of error, the rationale for choosing one method over another and the interpretation, significance and clinical relevance of these findings. Each chapter conforms to a template, providing quick access to key information.


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    Title
    Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology
    Subtitle
    Expert Consult: Online and Print
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barbara J. Bain, By (author) Imelda Bates, By (author) Mike A. Laffan, By (author) S. Mitchell Lewis
    Physical properties
    Format: Mixed media product
    Number of pages: 668
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,225 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780702034084
    ISBN 10: 0702034088
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    LC classification: RC
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    DC22: 616.0756
    Abridged Dewey: 612
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16940
    BIC subject category V2: MJF
    DC22: 616.15
    BISAC V2.8: MED038000, MED014000
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/CLINAS
    Thema V1.0: MJF
    Edition
    11, Revised
    Edition statement
    11th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Approx. 330 illustrations (305 in full color)
    Publisher
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Imprint name
    CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
    Publication date
    01 January 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    For more than 50 years the spirit of "Dacie and Lewis" has influenced the laboratory field of haematology. This new version of the classic textbook represents the 10th edition which continues to describe the many standard and novel techniques by hands-on recipes, from basic principles to perfectionism, including comments and pictures of pitfalls and critical interpretation of results. The methodologically laboratory basis for clinical haematology is an aspect not often covered in medical textbooks in the specialty. The tenth "Dacie and Lewis: Practical haematology" sets an impressive record and continues to succeed to solve the task with an excellent standard. -- European Journal of Haematology This book will remain the definitive reference source for established haematologists, biomedical scientists and research students interested in the scientific and practical aspects of haematology and for trainees in haematology who are particularly advised to read it before their exams---Royal College of Pathologists "This latest edition see a major overhaul of the design and layout, bringing a more colurful reading experience. A new, and welcome addition is the provision of online access to the full text at "ExperConsult.com "- which prevents shoulder strain on the commuting trainee." HaemTrainee, January 2013
    Table of contents
    1.Collection and handling of blood 2. Reference ranges and normal values 3. Basic haematological techniques 4. Preparation and staining methods for blood and bone marrow films 5. Blood cell morphology in health and disease 6. Supplementary techniques including blood parasite diagnosis 7. Bone marrow biopsy 8. Molecular and cytogenetic analysis 9. Iron deficiency anaemia and iron overload 10. Investigation of megaloblastic anaemia: cobalamin, folate and metabolite status 11. Laboratory methods used in the investigation of the haemolytic anaemias 12. Investigation of the hereditary haemolytic anaemias: membrane and enzyme abnormalities 13. Acquired haemolytic anaemias 14. Investigation of abnormal haemoglobins and thalassaemia 15. Erythrocyte and leucocyte cytochemistry 16. Immunophenotyping 17. Diagnostic radioisotopes in haematology 18. Investigation of haemostasis 19. Investigation of a thrombotic tendency 20. Laboratory control of anticoagulant, thrombolytic and antiplatelet therapy 21. Blood cell antigens and antibodies: erythrocytes, platelets and granulocytes 22. Laboratory aspects of blood transfusion 23. Approach to the diagnosis and classification of blood diseases 24. Laboratory organization and management 25. Quality assurance 26. Haematology in under-resourced laboratories 27. Appendix