Lecture Notes Haematology

Author: N.C. Hughes-Jones,S. N. Wickramasinghe,Prof Chris Hatton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405180501

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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The Lecture Notes series is ideal for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. Lecture Notes: Haematology concentrates on providing the required core subject knowledge and has been extensively revised and updated to reflect the considerable advances in the understanding of the molecular biology and pathogenesis of haematological disorders, while continuing the tradition of successfully integrating the physiological, pathological and clinical aspects of haematology. Each chapter begins with a list of learning objectives that identifies the key elements that students need to know, whilst also taking learning to the next level. This new edition includes brief sections on the approaches to investigation and treatment of haematological problems, the underlying mechanisms and relationships concerning lymphomas and other neoplastic diseases of the bone marrow, and the rapidly changing area of bone marrow transplantation. Illustrated in full colour throughout, with new illustrations and photographs of important normal and abnormal blood cells, this eighth edition is a comprehensive guide to haematology and an essential aid for anyone who wants a concise introduction to the subject.


Author: N. C. Hughes-Jones,S. N. Wickramasinghe,Chris S.R. Hatton

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781405102292

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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This new edition continues the tradition of integrating the physiological, pathological and clinical aspects of haematology, which is ideal for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. The book concentrates on the core subject knowledge and each chapter begins with a list of learning objectives that identifies the key elements that students need to know. There are also brief sections on the approaches to investigation and treatment of haematological problems. Extensively revised and updated to include the considerable advances in our understanding of the molecular biology and pathogenesis of haematological disorders Improved structure to allow students to find what they need quickly and easily Now illustrated in colour throughout with new illustrations and photographs of important normal and abnormal blood cells This comprehensive guide to haematology is an essential aid to anyone who wants a concise introduction to the subject and an ideal revision companion.

Lecture Notes: Haematology

Author: Chris S. R. Hatton,Nevin C. Hughes-Jones,Deborah Hay,David M. Keeling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118496647

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Haematology Lecture Notes is an accessible and concise best-selling study guide, outlining the physiology, pathology and treatment of the most common blood disorders. Extensively revised and updated to reflect the considerable advances in the understanding of the molecular biology and pathogenesis of haematological disorders, it provides the core knowledge required by all medical students and junior doctors. Key features include: New material on coagulation and transfusion Expanded coverage of haematopoiesis A complete update of all malignant haematology content A brand new companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/haematology featuring interactive MCQs with feedback on each answer selected, chapter summaries and revision notes in PowerPoint and PDF formats, and all the figures from the book in PowerPoint format Whether approaching haematology for the first time, or looking for a refresher, Haematology Lecture Notes will enable students and junior doctors to develop an understanding of both the basic science and clinical aspects of this specialty.

Lecture Notes: Haematology

Author: Christian S. R. Hatton,Deborah Hay,David M. Keeling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119264278

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 9053

As the science and practice of haematology continues to advance at a considerable rate, Haematology Lecture Notes remains a comprehensive guide to this diverse subject, and provides support in understanding the pathogenesis and management of haematological disorders. Successfully integrating the physiological, pathological, and clinical aspects of haematology, this new edition includes new material on molecular and cellular diagnostics, expanded coverage on haemostasis, malignant haematology and transplant, and features self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter. Thoroughly revised and updated, Haematology Lecture Notes provides the core subject knowledge required by students and junior doctors to excel in this specialty.

Lecture Notes: Clinical Biochemistry

Author: Geoffrey Beckett,Simon W. Walker,Peter Rae,Peter Ashby

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111868706X

Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 6061

The new edition of the best-selling Lecture Notes title is a concise introduction to clinical biochemistry that presents the fundamental science underpinning common biochemical investigations used in clinical practice. Lecture Notes: Clinical Biochemistry allows the reader to make efficient and informed use of the diagnostic services offered by their clinical biochemistry department. The result is a text that serves as a reference to the practitioner as well as the student. The book takes a system-based approach, with the underlying physiological rationale for any test explained in the context of disruption by disease. This leads naturally to an integrated and practical understanding of biochemical diagnostics. Including multiple choice questions (MCQs) alongside end-of-chapter case studies to help develop test-selection skills, Lecture Notes: Clinical Biochemistry provides the essential background to biochemical investigations and is an ideal course companion and revision guide for medical students, junior doctors on the Foundation Programme, general practitioners, and nurses and laboratory technicians.

Lecture Notes: Immunology

Author: Ian Todd,Gavin Spickett,Lucy Fairclough

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118451635

Category: Medical

Page: 248

View: 4213

Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016 Immunology Lecture Notes provides a thorough grounding in basic concepts of immunity. Covering the core components of the immunology curriculum at medical school, it presents a concise overview of the immune system, its interactions with pathogens, the major areas of immunopathology, including immunodeficiency, allergy, autoimmunity, lymphoptopliferative diseases and transplantation, and their therapy. Immunology Lecture Notes includes: Full-colour descriptive illustrations and diagrams throughout, supplemented by new molecular graphics and anatomical scans New clinical cases developed as themes throughout the book to illustrate the practical application of immunological principles Fully updated self-assessment questions with expanded explanation of answers With learning objectives and key points guiding you through the vital concepts, Immunology Lecture Notes will help you to address the key disorders of the immune system, and use immunological developments in clinical practice.

Haematology at a Glance

Author: Atul Mehta,Victor Hoffbrand

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405179708

Category: Medical

Page: 127

View: 2102

This new edition continues to provide a concise and accessible introduction to haematology. It follows the easy-to-use 'at a glance' format of double-page spreads comprising clear, memorable diagrams illustrating the key facts and essential textual information.

Lecture Notes: Respiratory Medicine

Author: Stephen J. Bourke,Graham P. Burns

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118652304

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 4340

Respiratory Medicine Lecture Notes covers everything from the basics of anatomy and physiology, through to the aetiology, epidemiology, symptoms and management of a full range of respiratory diseases, providing a comprehensive yet easy-to-read overview of all the essentials of respiratory medicine. Key features of this new, full-colour edition include: • Updated and expanded material on chest X-rays and radiology • Self-assessment exercises for each chapter • A range of clinical images and scans showing the key features of each disease • Fully supported by a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/respiratory featuring figures, key points, web links, and interactive self-assessment questions Ideal for learning the basics of the respiratory system, starting a placement, or as a quick-reference revision guide, Respiratory Medicine Lecture Notes is an invaluable resource for medical students, respiratory nurses and junior doctors.

Anderson's Atlas of Hematology

Author: Shauna Anderson

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469826364

Category: Medical

Page: 608

View: 3548

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is pleased to introduce the second edition of Anderson's Atlas of Hematology, the most comprehensive atlas for the laboratory technologist. Understanding that effectiveness as a technician comes through the ability to identify what one sees under the microscope, this atlas equips students with visual examples of the concepts covered in their programs. This new ediion has been thoroughly updated and revised based on the latest basic science and clinical findings. In addition, you’ll find new, higher-quality images as well as the most recent World Health Organization classification of hematologic disorders. With its four-color illustrations and clear descriptions, this atlas enables you to describe and identify all stages in the development of blood cells. Moreover, it provides an illustrated guide to a broad range of hematologic disorders. Used as a quick reference, study guide, or atlas, this is an invaluable tool for today's laboratory technician student, helping them clearly identify the very types of hematologic images they will encounter in practice.

Clinical Hematology

Theory and Procedures

Author: Mary Louise Turgeon

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781750073

Category: Medical

Page: 570

View: 4764

This established entry-level hematology text enters its Fourth Edition with even more of the focused coverage and learning tools that have made it so successful. Well-illustrated and reader-friendly, the book features extensive study and review tools, including learning objectives, case studies, procedure boxes, and review questions. The fully updated Fourth Edition includes new material on safety issues, transplants, sickle cell anemia, and genetic diagnostics. New chapters address flow cytometry, cytochemistry, and hemostasis and coagulation. Chapter summaries have been boxed for rapid reference, and this edition includes an expanded 16-page color insert. (Midwest).

Clinical Hematology and Oncology

Presentation, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Author: Bruce Furie

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 044306556X

Category: Medical

Page: 1300

View: 504

The chapters in the first section focus on individual presenting symtoms and/or findings and describe the best approach to sort through the differential diagnosis, determine whether the problem is hematologic or oncologic, and to rapidly ascertain the definitive diagnosis. The chapters in the second section each describe a specific disease with a focus on evaluation and management.

Microscopic Haematology

A Practical Guide for the Laboratory

Author: Gillian Rozenberg

Publisher: Elsevier Australia

ISBN: 0729540723

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 4101

Microscopic Haematology 3e is an atlas of Haematology designed for use in a diagnostic setting. The third edition provides over 400 full colour haematological slides of exceptional quality. Arranged in a logical order, it commences with the red cell series describing normoblastic erythropoiesis and then goes on to describe abnormal erythropoiesis and all the red cell disorders associated with anaemia. Each type of anaemia is described with a minimal amount of text and accompanied by coloured haematological slides depicting the red cell changes associated with the particular disorder. The images have been magnified x1000 and are of a very high quality. The platelet section follows on and adheres to the same format. There is a section on haematology relating to paediatrics which describes red cell, white cell and platelet disorders occurring in cord blood, the neonate and childhood. The last section is on Blood Parasites and describes the four species of human malaria. A description of the characteristic features of each species as it occurs in the red cell is accompanied by images clearly depicting the various stages of maturation of each species of malaria. . Paediatrics section - which describes red cell, white cell and platelet disorders occurring in cord blood, the neonate and childhood. . Over 400 high quality images . 30 detailed case studies online . Updated in line with the current WHO classification . Online image bank Evolve Student . Downloadable student content specific to Haematology I and II Section 1 - Development of Blood cells A brief overview of the haematological system and blood cell development . Normal cells of the blood . The morphology of blood cells found in a normal blood film . Automated analysis of blood - Parameters measured - Summarising cell counter values - Other analytical methods Flow cytometry Cytochemistry Reference Ranges Section 2 - Blood film examination . Preparation of a blood film of an acceptable standard for diagnostic pathology . The systematic microscopic examination of a blood film . Examination of red blood cells . Examination of white blood cells . Performing a white cell differential . Examination of platelets . Artefacts . Terminology and reporting 13 interactive case studies . Interactive case studies with MCQ's for self directed learning Lecturer . 17 detailed case studies to help develop differential diagnosis skills and problem solving skills with model answers . Image bank . Aligned to the current WHO classification standard. . Expanded coverage of blood cell production, haematopoiesis, and disease physiology. . Detailed case studies for both adult and paediatric conditions (Evolve) . New images - approx 90 new images will be included showing cell morphology and cell ultrastructures. . Comprehensive online teaching and learning package.

Color Atlas of Hematology

Author: Harald Theml,Heinz Diem

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 1604061464

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 7193

A Flexibook for both the specialist and non-specialist, the new book offers accessible information on hematology in a succinct format. In addition to providing basic methodology, the book utilizes more than 260 color illustrations to detail the most up-to-date clinical procedures. Numerous tables and flow charts are included to assist in differential diagnosis, making this a valuable didactic reference for nurses, practicing physicians and residents preparing for board examinations.


An Illustrated Colour Text

Author: Martin R. Howard,Peter J. Hamilton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443103623

Category: Medical

Page: 114

View: 2964

2014 BMA Medical Book Awards Highly Commended in Internal Medicine category! This textbook on haematology in the Illustrated Colour Text series is suitable for medical students, junior doctors and others needing a concise and practical introduction to the subject. Concise and manageable coverage of the major blood diseases and their treatment. Does not overload the reader with science, unlike some competing books. Focus is on the haematology patient and on the practical aspects of the subject. Makes use of the attractive features of the ICT series - double page spreads, lots of colour illustrations, summary boxes. Updating to take account of recenty developments in stem cell biology. Increased emphasis on genomic and proteomic techniques in the diagnosis of haematological malignancy. Use of new imaging techniques including MRI and PET. Description of advances in treatment of leukaemia and lymphoma and in diagnosis and management of patients with thrombophilia and venous thrombosis. Development of new antimicrobial agents in management of immunosuppressed patients with infection. New double page spread on palliative care of patients with blood disorders. New illustrations.

Clinical Hematology Atlas - E-Book

Author: Bernadette F. Rodak,Jacqueline H. Carr

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323322506

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 5784

Ensure you are accurately identifying cells at the microscope with Clinical Hematology Atlas, 5th Edition. An excellent companion to Rodak's Hematology: Clinical Principles & Applications, this award-winning atlas offers complete coverage of the basics of hematologic morphology, including examination of the peripheral blood smear, basic maturation of the blood cell lines, and information on a variety of clinical disorders. Nearly 500 photomicrographs, schematic diagrams, and electron micrographs vividly illustrate hematology from normal cell maturation to the development of various pathologies so you can be sure you’re making accurate conclusions in the lab. Schematic diagrams, photomicrographs, and electron micrographs are found in every chapter to visually enhance understanding of hematologic cellular morphology. Smaller trim size, concise text, and spiral binding make it easy to reference the atlas in the laboratory. Chapter on normal newborn peripheral blood morphology covers the normal cells found in neonatal blood. Chapter on body fluids illustrates the other fluids found in the body besides blood, using images from cytocentrifuged specimens. The most common cytochemical stains, along with a summary chart for interpretation, are featured in the leukemia chapters to help classify both malignant and benign leukoproliferative disorders. Chapter featuring morphologic changes after myeloid hematopoietic growth factors is included in the text. Morphologic abnormalities are covered in the chapters on erythrocytes and leukocytes, along with a description of each cell, in a schematic fashion. User resources on the Evolve companion site feature review questions and summary tables to further enhance their learning experience. NEW! Appendix with comparison tables of commonly confused cells includes lymphocytes versus neutrophilic myelocytes and monocytes versus reactive lymphoctyes to help users see the subtle differences between them. NEW! Glossary of hematologic terms at the end of the book provides a quick reference to easily look up definitions.

Essential Haematology

Author: A. Victor Hoffbrand,Paul A. H. Moss

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118293967

Category: Medical

Page: 468

View: 6520

Essential Haematology is established as the most authoritative introduction to haematology. Beautifully presented, it introduces the formation and function of blood cells and diseases that arise from dysfunction and disruption of these processes. Basic science, diagnostic tests, clinical features and management are all clearly explained. The book 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. For the first time, Essential Haematology is fully supported by a suite of online MCQs and answers, and is now available as a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition (upon purchase of the book). Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest research in this fast-moving field Contains summary boxes at the end of each chapter Includes an expanded treatment range and an expanded section on bone marrow failure and transplantation Includes a companion website at www.wiley.com/go/essentialhaematology featuring figures and tables from the book for downloading, and interactive multiple choice questions prepared by the authors This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Lecture Notes: Medical Genetics

Author: John R. Bradley,David Johnson,Barbara Pober

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1405130032

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 8228

Lecture Notes: Medical Genetics provides a concise and straightforward introduction to medical genetics. The text aims to give students a fundamental understanding of the science of genetics and molecular medicine and a knowledge of the core clinical conditions caused by genetic abnormalities. Previously titled Lecture Notes on Molecular Medicine, this new edition has a greater focus on clinical genetics while continuing to provide core information on the scientific background and advances in genetics and molecular medicine. Thoroughly revised and updated, Lecture Notes: Medical Genetics is an invaluable primer for any science student new to molecular biology and genetics, and an excellent resource for medical students, junior doctors and practicing clinicians requiring an understanding of scientific advances in the field and their impact on clinical medicine.

Oncology at a Glance

Author: Graham G. Dark

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118369718

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 8345

This brand new title in the market-leading at a Glance series brings together fundamental information on cancer biology and treatment to provide a holistic understanding of oncology. It explores both relevant scientific content and key human issues, including communication and palliative care. Oncology at a Glance: • Provides an accessible overview of the scientific foundation of cancer medicine • Covers the common cancers as well as key information on presentation and approaches to investigation and management • Includes young adult oncology, the multidisciplinary team, clinical trials in oncology, approach to treatment and response assessment, management of nausea, and end-of-life care • Was developed with students for students, to ensure it contains exactly what students need to know Oncology at a Glance is an ideal guide for medical students and foundation-year doctors as well as any other healthcare professionals looking to consolidate their knowledge of oncology. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Lecture Notes: General Surgery

Author: Harold Ellis,Sir Roy Calne,Christopher Watson

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9781444334401

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 7490

The 12th edition of General Surgery Lecture Notes introduces the student to the principles of common surgical operations and systematically covers all clinical problems where surgical intervention is indicated. Now in full colour throughout and fully-supported by a website of self-assessment questions and answers, this popular and classic text will appeal to all medical students and junior doctors who want a concise introduction to the fundamental aspects of general surgery and will provide the core knowledge needed for Finals and the MRCS examination. Key features include: Offers a comprehensive overview of surgical techniques Contains a wide range of colour illustrations Fully supported by hundreds of self-assessment questions and answers at www.testgeneralsurgery.com Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledge of surgery, General Surgery Lecture Notes presents 'need to know' information for all those carrying out general surgical procedures.