Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology
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Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology

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For more than 65 years, this best-selling text by Drs. Barbara J. Bain, Imelda Bates, and Mike A. Laffan has been the worldwide standard in laboratory haematology. The 12th Edition of Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology continues the tradition of excellence with thorough coverage of all of the techniques used in the investigation of patients with blood disorders, including the latest technologies as well as traditional manual methods of measurement. You'll find expert discussions of the principles of each test, possible causes of error, and the interpretation and clinical significance of the findings.A unique section on haematology in under-resourced laboratories. Ideal as a laboratory reference or as a comprehensive exam study tool. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. diagnosis, molecular testing, blood transfusion- and much more. Complete coverage of the latest advances in the field. An expanded section on coagulation now covers testing for new anticoagulants and includes clinical applications of the tests.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 600 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 25.4mm | 1,424.28g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 12th Revised edition
  • Approx. 365 illustrations (254 in full color)
  • 0702066966
  • 9780702066962
  • 97,652

Review quote

-This is an excellent book for new learners or for experienced practitioners wanting an update/refresher. If you want a basic book covering all aspects of laboratory and clinical hematology, this is the one for you. If you are a student, this is a must have.- -Valerie L. Ng, PhD MD (Alameda County Medical Center/Highland Hospital) Doody's Score: 94 - 4 Stars! "This is an excellent book for new learners or for experienced practitioners wanting an update/refresher. If you want a basic book covering all aspects of laboratory and clinical hematology, this is the one for you. If you are a student, this is a must have." -Valerie L. Ng, PhD MD (Alameda County Medical Center/Highland Hospital) Doody's Score: 94 - 4 Stars!show more

Table of contents

1 Collection and handling of blood2 Reference ranges and normal values3 Basic haematological techniques4 Preparation and staining methods for blood and bone marrow films5 Blood cell morphology in health and disease6 Supplementary techniques including blood parasite diagnosis7 Bone marrow biopsy8 Molecular and cytogenetic analysis9 Iron deficiency anaemia and iron overload10 Investigation of megaloblastic anaemia: cobalamin, folate and metabolite status11 Laboratory methods used in the investigation of the haemolytic anaemias12 Investigation of the hereditary haemolytic anaemias: membrane and enzyme abnormalities13 Acquired haemolytic anaemias14 Investigation of variant haemoglobins and thalassaemias15 Erythrocyte and leucocyte cytochemistry16 Immunophenotyping by flow cytometry17 Diagnostic radioisotopes in haematology18 Investigation of haemostasis19 Investigation of a thrombotic tendency20 Laboratory control of anticoagulant, thrombolytic and antiplatelet therapy21 Blood cell antigens and antibodies: erythrocytes, platelets and neutrophils22 Laboratory aspects of blood transfusion23 Approach to the diagnosis and classification of blood cell disorders24 Laboratory organisation, management and safety25 Quality assurance26 Haematology in under-resourced laboratoriesshow more