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British Medical Association Book Award Winner - Student Textbook of the Year 2016 The definitive haematology textbook of choice for medical students Hoffbrand's Essential Haematology has built a reputation as the flagship haematology textbook for both students and junior doctors, providing an authoritative introduction to the subject. Now in its 7th edition, this classic text provides up-to-date knowledge of the pathogenesis, clinical and laboratory features, treatment of blood and bone marrow disorders, in its concise and user-friendly style. Hoffbrand's Essential Haematology outlines the basic principles of clinical and laboratory haematology and shows how manifestations of blood diseases can be explained by new knowledge of the disease processes. It is an indispensable resource for students and trainees and an essential read for all specialists who are interested in updating their knowledge.
Hoffbrand s Essential Haematology: * Provides up-to-date knowledge of the pathogenesis, clinical and laboratory features and treatment of all blood disorders * Features detailed information on the new genetics of leukaemia and lymphoma * Includes a new chapter on thrombosis, focussing on the new oral anticoagulants * Is beautifully presented, with over 300 colour illustrations * Comprehensively covers both theory and treatment regimes Includes a companion website at www.wileyessential.com/haematology featuring all the figures and tables from the book, and over 300 interactive multiple choice questions. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 213 x 271 x 18mm | 1,052g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 7th Edition
  • 1118408675
  • 9781118408674
  • 61,292

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The definitive haematology textbook of choice for medical students

Hoffbrand's Essential Haematology has built a reputation as the flagship haematology textbook for both students and junior doctors, providing an authoritative introduction to the subject.

Now in its 7th edition, this classic text provides up-to-date knowledge of the pathogenesis, clinical and laboratory features, treatment of blood and bone marrow disorders, in its concise and user-friendly style.

Hoffbrand's Essential Haematology outlines the basic principles of clinical and laboratory haematology and shows how manifestations of blood diseases can be explained by new knowledge of the disease processes. It is an indispensable resource for students and trainees and an essential read for all specialists who are interested in updating their knowledge.

Hoffbrand's Essential Haematology
- Provides up-to-date knowledge of the pathogenesis, clinical and laboratory features and treatment of all blood disorders
- Features detailed information on the new genetics of leukaemia and lymphoma
- Includes a new chapter on thrombosis, focussing on the new oral anticoagulants
- Is beautifully presented, with over 300 colour illustrations
- Comprehensively covers both theory and treatment regimes
- Includes a companion website at www.wileyessential.com/haematology featuring all the figures and tables from the book, and over 300 interactive multiple choice questions
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Table of contents

Preface to the Seventh Edition vi Preface to the First Edition vii How to use your textbook viii About the companion website x 1 Haemopoiesis 1 2 Erythropoiesis and general aspects of anaemia 11 3 Hypochromic anaemias 27 4 Iron overload 41 5 Megaloblastic anaemias and other macrocytic anaemias 48 6 Haemolytic anaemias 60 7 Genetic disorders of haemoglobin 72 8 The white cells 1: granulocytes, monocytes and their benign disorders 87 9 The white cells 2: lymphocytes and their benign disorders 102 10 The spleen 116 11 The aetiology and genetics of haematological malignancies 122 12 Management of haematological malignancy 135 13 Acute myeloid leukaemia 145 14 Chronic myeloid leukaemia 156 15 Myeloproliferative disease 165 16 Myelodysplasia 177 17 Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia 186 18 The chronic lymphoid leukaemias 197 19 Hodgkin lymphoma 205 20 Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 213 21 Multiple myeloma and related disorders 228 22 Aplastic anaemia and bone marrow failure 242 23 Stem cell transplantation 250 24 Platelets, blood coagulation and haemostasis 264 25 Bleeding disorders caused by vascular and platelet abnormalities 278 26 Coagulation disorders 290 27 Thrombosis 1: pathogenesis and diagnosis 302 28 Thombosis 2: treatment 311 29 Haematological changes in systemic disease 321 30 Blood transfusion 333 31 Pregnancy and neonatal haematology 346 Appendix: World Health Organization classification of tumours of the haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues 352 Index 357
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About A. Victor Hoffbrand

A. Victor Hoffbrand, MA DM FRCP FRCPath FRCP(Edin) DSc FMedSci; Emeritus Professor of Haematology, University College London; Honorary Consultant Haematologist, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK.

Paul A. H. Moss, PhD MRCP FRCPath; Professor of Haematology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.
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