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    DescriptionThis handbook addresses the need for a straightforward reference for managing a hemostasis laboratory and coordinating testing across multiple locations and technologies. The handbook format allows quick reference to specific topics and is useful for answering specific questions or for Board exam review. The full spectrum of coagulation testing, basics of methodology and instrumentation, and the responsibilities of the laboratory director are covered.

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    Laboratory Hemostasis
    A Practical Guide for Pathologists
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Sterling T. Bennett, Edited by Christopher M. Lehman, Edited by George M. Rodgers
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 620 g
    ISBN 13: 9780387368382
    ISBN 10: 0387368388

    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: 01
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    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
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    BIC subject category V2: MMF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16930
    BISAC V2.8: MED067000
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: HAEM1500
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    DC22: 616.157
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    Libri: PATH5000
    DC22: 616.1/57
    LC classification: RC647.C55 L33 2007
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 616.07561068
    LC classification: RB45, R-RZ, RB1-214
    Thema V1.0: MKF
    Illustrations note
    29 black & white illustrations, 27 black & white tables, biography
    Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
    Imprint name
    Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
    Publication date
    08 May 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Back cover copy
    Coagulation testing is the basis for the diagnosis of bleeding and thrombotic disorders, as well as the mainstay of anti-coagulant monitoring and management. This handbook will provide practical information and guidance on the topics relevant to directing a coagulation laboratory and be of interest to pathologists, clinical laboratory scientists, residents, fellows, as well as coagulation laboratory supervisors, technologists and technicians. Sterling T. Bennett, M.D., M.S., is the Medical Director, Intermountain Healthcare Central Laboratory, and Volunteer Adjunct Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. Christopher M. Lehman, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center and the Assistant Director of Hospital Clinical Laboratories, ARUP, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. George M. Rodgers, M.D., Ph.D., is a Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Division of Hematology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center and the Medical Director of the Coagulation Laboratory, ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, Utah.
    Table of contents
    Role and Responsibilities of the Laboratory Director.- Collection of Coagulation Specimens.- Instrumentation for the Coagulation Laboratory.- Validation of Coagulation Assays, Instruments and Reagents.- Hemostasis Screening Assays.- Testing for Inherited Bleeding Disorders.- Testing for Acquired Platelet Disorders.- Acquired Coagulation Disorders and TTP.- Testing for Inherited and Acquired Thrombotic Disorders.- Monitoring Anticoagulant Therapy.- Coagulation Testing and Transfusion Medicine.