1 Iron]Deficiency Anaemia, 1
2 Macrocytic Anaemias, 7
3 The Hereditary Anaemias, 13
4 Polycythaemia Vera, Essential Thrombocythaemia and Myelofibrosis, 21
5 Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia, 27
6 The Acute Leukaemias, 33
7 Platelet Disorders, 41
8 Myelodysplastic Syndromes, 49
9 Multiple Myeloma, 55
10 Bleeding Disorders, Thrombosis and Anticoagulation, 61
11 Lymphoproliferative Disorders, 67
12 Stem Cell Transplantation, 75
13 Haematological Problems in Older Adults, 81
14 Haematological Emergencies, 85
15 The Future of Haematology: The Impact of Molecular Biology and Gene Therapy, 93
Thoroughly revised and updated, ABC of Clinical Haematology is an essential guide and introduction to clinical haematology and to the treatment and management of common blood related disorders.
The fourth edition contains new chapters that reflect the most recent developments whilst other chapters have been extensively revised to include the new tests and treatments that are now available for certain conditions such as chronic leukaemia, multiple myeloma and bleeding disorders.
With contributions from leading experts in their respective fields, this text provides an ideal reference for primary care practitioners and other healthcare professionals working with patients who have blood related problems.
Drew Provan, Emeritus Reader in Autoimmune Haematology, Department of Haematology, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.