Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology

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The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology provides core and concise information on the entire spectrum of blood disorders affecting both adults and children. Updated for its fourth edition, it includes all major advances in the specialty, including malignant haematology, haemato-oncology, coagulation, transfusion medicine, and red cell disorders, with a brand new chapter on rare diseases. Practically focused, and specifically designed for ease-of-use, and
rapid access to the information you need, this handbook is an indispensable resource on all aspects of haematology for all trainee doctors, nurses, technicians, and research professionals.

The handbook is divided into clinical approach and disease-specific areas. The clinical approach section outlines various symptoms and signs in patients with blood disease to enable the reader to formulate a sensible differential diagnosis beofre embarking on investigation and treatment. The disease-specific section is written by four authors whose expertise covers the whole breadth of diseases included in the book. All authors have contributed to national guidelines (e.g. British Committee for
Standards in Haematology, BCSH) and are experts in the evidence base that exists for each topic. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Haematology offers a concise and logical approach to caring for patients with diseases of the blood.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 864 pages
  • 109 x 186 x 30mm | 444g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 21 black and white diagrams, 28 black and white photos, 16 colour plates
  • 0199683301
  • 9780199683307
  • 101,018

Table of contents

1. Clinical approach ; 2. Red cell disorders ; 3. White blood cell abnormalities ; 4. Leukaemia ; 5. Lymphoma ; 6. Myelodysplasia ; 7. Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) ; 8. Paraproteinaemias ; 9. Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (SCT) ; 10. Haemostasis and thrombosis ; 11. Immunodeficiency ; 12. Paediatric haematology ; 13. Haematological emergencies ; 14. Supportive care ; 15. Protocols and procedures ; 16. Haematological investigations ; 17. Blood transfusion ; 18. Rare diseases ; A1 Haematology online ; A2 Charts and nomograms ; A3 Normal ranges
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This new edition follows the tradition of the highly respected Oxford medical handbook series which is a compact, well produced book brimming with knowledge that will help the clinician in a large number of situations. Dr Harry Brown, glycosmedia.com
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This new edition follows the tradition of the highly respected Oxford medical handbook series which is a compact, well produced book brimming with knowledge that will help the clinician in a large number of situations. * Dr Harry Brown, glycosmedia.com *
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About Drew Provan

Drew Provan is currently Reader in Autoimmune Haematology at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Provan studied molecular genetics at Leicester University before studying medicine. Dr. Provan took up the post of Consultant Haematologist in Southampton in 1995, and moved to Barts and The London in 2000. As a general haematologist, his main area of interest within the field of haematology is immunohaematology which includes diseases such as
autoimmune thrombocytopenia (ITP), neutropenia and haemolytic anaemia. Dr. Provan has established the UK ITP Registry (www.ukitpregistry.com ) and has recently published the Consensus guidelines for the diagnosis and management of ITP in children and adults published in
Blood. He has written numerous peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and has authored several medical books including Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation.

Inderjeet Dokal graduated in Medicine from the University of Leicester in 1983. He moved to Hammersmith Hospital in 1984 where he received his post graduate clinical and research training. He was appointed Consultant in Paediatric Haematology in 1995 and was conferred the title of Professor of Haematology at Imperial College in 2003. In 2006 he was recruited to the Chair of Child Health at Barts and The London/Queen Mary University of London. Inderjeet Dokal's principal clinical and research
interest is the in the field of bone marrow failure.

After graduation summa cum laude from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, Dr de Vos has worked in Belgium and the Netherlands before moving to the United Kingdom in 2004. After completing his higher medical training in Haematology and becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists he worked as a Haemato-Oncology consultant at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, United Kingdom, before moving to the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, UK. With a broad interest in all
aspects of haematology he is truly 'malignant at heart'. A true clinician Dr de Vos spends almost all his time at the bedside talking to and treating his patients. As a keen teacher he is keen to inspire and pass on in all his junior doctors and students a small part of what inspired him as a student
about the incredible world of haematology.
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