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    Haematology (Clinical Cases Uncovered) (Paperback) By (author) Shaun McCann, By (author) Robin Foa, By (author) Owen P. Smith, By (author) Eibhlin Conneally, By (author) Steven H. Voldman

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    DescriptionWith over 20 real patient cases and outcomes, this title in the Clinical Cases Uncovered series is designed to help students and junior doctors learn how to recognise and understand significant diseases in haematology. Each case covers the history taking, examination, investigations and management of a particular disease, with question and answer sections to tie in the underlying basic and clinical science and help build further knowledge and understanding. At the end of each case there is a review to consolidate learning with a self-assessment section containing MCQs, EMQs and SAQs. Including colour blood films, haematology slides and patient photos throughout to reinforce learning, understanding and investigative skills, Haematology: Clinical Cases Uncovered helps prepare for life on the wards. Haematology CCU is now available as a mobile app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Download it for FREE http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/haematology-clinical-cases/id425126264?mt=8 to access the basic science, recommendations on how to approach your patient, and the first clinical case. There are a further 22 cases available separately as in-app purchases.


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    Title
    Haematology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Shaun McCann, By (author) Robin Foa, By (author) Owen P. Smith, By (author) Eibhlin Conneally, By (author) Steven H. Voldman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 245 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 440 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781405183222
    ISBN 10: 1405183225
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.1T
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16980
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 87
    BISAC V2.8: MED089000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: MJF
    DC22: 616.15, 616.1/5
    BISAC V2.8: MED038000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: RC636 .C37 2009
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: MZ, MJF
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
    Publication date
    16 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Chicester
    Author Information
    Professor Shaun McCann, Consultant Haematologist, St James' Hospital, Dublin. Professor of Academic Medicine and Director of Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the School of Medicine in Trinity College Dublin. Professor Robin Foa, Professor of Haematology at University 'La Sapienze' in Rome Dr Owen Smith, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, St James' Hospital, Dublin Dr Eibhlin Conneally, Consultant Haematologist, St James' Hospital, Dublin
    Review quote
    "I have purchased three of your books: Paediatics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, and Haematology. I have found the story-telling style and the level of detail contained in the cases to be balanced nicely so that it retains a realism that other case books lack and that reader remains engaged in the outcome of the investigations and the end-point of the case. All in all, these series make for interesting and entertaining reads which ultimately renders them an excellent learning tool." - Medical Student,Trinity College Dublin "This book is an example of how complex information can be presented attractively." - Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 2009 "A useful book for the purpose of applying theory to practice in haematology diagnosis and problem solving and a good aid to revision." - The Royal College of Pathologists, July 2009
    Back cover copy
    With over 20 real patient cases and outcomes, this latest title from the "Clinical Cases Uncovered" series is designed to help students and junior doctors learn how to recognise and understand significant diseases in haematology. Each case covers the history taking, examination, investigations and management of a particular disease, with question and answer sections to tie in the underlying basic and clinical science and help build further knowledge and understanding. At the end of each case there is a review to consolidate learning with a self-assessment section containing MCQs, EMQs and SAQs. Including colour blood films, haematology slides and patient photos throughout to reinforce learning, understanding and investigative skills, "Haematology: " "Clinical Cases Uncovered" helps prepare for life on the wards.
    Table of contents
    Preface. Acknowledgements. How to use this book. Part 1 Basics. Basic science. Approach to the patient. Part 2 Cases. Case 1 A 35-year-old tired woman. Case 2 A 50-year-old tanned man with diabetes mellitus. Case 3 A 65-year-old cranky woman with jaundice. Case 4 A 25-year-old man with weight loss and diarrhoea. Case 5 A 30-year-old man with abdominal pain and jaundice. Case 6 A 70-year-old man who was no longer able to take his dog for a walk. Case 7 A 35-year-old man with shortness of breath and anaemia. Case 8 A 19-year-old woman with thalassaemia. Case 9 A 17-year-old boy with a sore throat and bleeding gums. Case 10 A 33-year-old football player who was dropped from the team. Case 11 A 62-year-old man who cannot button his shirt collar. Case 12 A 40-year-old man with fatigue and a sore throat. Case 13 A 58-year-old farmer with a broken rib. Case 14 An 18-year-old medical student who complained of bone pain following alcohol ingestion and a swelling on the right side of her neck. Case 15 A 53-year-old woman with discomfort under her left arm. Case 16 A 65-year-old red-faced man with a 'smoker's cough'. Case 17 A 28-year-old woman who suddenly started bruising. Case 18 Delivery of a newborn baby boy that went wrong. Case 19 A 26-year-old woman with chest pain following a long aeroplane journey. Case 20 A 27-year-old woman afraid to receive a blood transfusion. Case 21 A 35-year-old woman with an elevated platelet count. Case 22 A 68-year-old man with a headache and confusion. Case 23 A 10-year-old boy with a fever. Part 3 Self-assessment. MCQs. EMQs. SAQs. Answers. Appendix: Normal laboratory values and CD table. Glossary. Index of cases by diagnosis. Index.