Blood Cells

Blood Cells : A Practical Guide

4.83 (6 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?

Description

* Enables both the haematologist and laboratory scientist to identify blood cell features, from the most common to the more obscure * Provides essential information on methods of collection, blood film preparation and staining, together with the principles of manual and automated blood counts * Completely revised and updated, incorporating much newly published information: now includes advice on further tests when a specific diagnosis is suspected *400 high quality photographs to aid with blood cell identification * Highlights the purpose and clinical relevance of haematology laboratory tests throughout
show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 504 pages
  • 190 x 250 x 23mm | 1,196g
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 5th Edition
  • 1118817338
  • 9781118817339
  • 74,827

Back cover copy

This essential resource enables the haematologist and laboratory scientist to identify blood cell features, from the most common to the more obscure.



Now in its fifth edition, Blood Cells provides a guide for use in the diagnostic haematology laboratory, covering methods of collection of blood specimens, blood film preparation and staining, the principles of manual and automated blood counts, and the assessment of the morphological features of blood cells. The practising haematologist should find this book sufficiently comprehensive to be a reference source while, at the same time, the trainee haematologist and biomedical scientist should find it a straightforward and practical bench manual.

Provides invaluable information on methods of blood collection and blood film preparation and staining, together with the principles of manual and automated blood counts Contains over four hundred high quality, full colour photographs to aid with blood cell identification Offers practical advice on further tests when a specific diagnosis is suspected Completely revised and updated, incorporating newly published information New to the fifth edition, multiple choice questions (MCQs) and extended matching questions

(EMQs) are hosted on the book companion website: www.wiley.com/go/bain/bloodcells



Leukemia Diagnosis, Fourth Edition 2010
ISBN 9781405168045



Variant Haemoglobins: A Guide to Identification 2010
ISBN 9781405167154



Bone Marrow Pathology, Fourth Edition 2009
ISBN 9781405168250
show more

Table of contents

Preface, vi Acknowledgements, vii List of abbreviations, viii About the companion website, x 1 Blood sampling and blood film preparation and examination, 1 2 Performing a blood count, 17 3 Morphology of blood cells, 67 4 Detecting erroneous blood counts, 186 5 Normal ranges, 211 6 Quantitative changes in blood cells, 232 7 Important supplementary tests, 277 8 Disorders of red cells and platelets, 295 9 Disorders of white cells, 416 Index, 482
show more

About Barbara Jane Bain

Professor Barbara J. Bain's research interests are ethnic and other biological differences in haematological variables and cytogenetics in relation to haematological malignancy. She has a major interest in teaching, both undergraduate and postgraduate, as well as in the development of teaching resources such as videos, websites and DVDs. In addition, she has developed international teaching courses for haematologists, haematology trainees, haematopathologists, medical laboratory scientists and cytogeneticists. Amongst other collaborations with experts in the field, she has devised the WHO classification of tumours of the lymphoid haemopoietic systems.
show more

Rating details

6 ratings
4.83 out of 5 stars
5 83% (5)
4 17% (1)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X