Haematology: A Core Curriculum

Haematology: A Core Curriculum

By: Barbara Jane Bain (author)Hardback

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This textbook is written by a renowned haematologist with more than 30 years of experience in teaching haematology to medical students and whose pedagogical and writing skills are widely admired within the field. Following closely the current curriculum of Imperial College London, medical students, trainee nurses and biomedical science students from other institutions will find the textbook equally suitable, since it includes the core student haematology curriculum as recommended by the Royal College of Pathologists and the British Society of Haematology expert group. This text will be equally suitable for students outside the UK.The textbook takes a useful, practical approach, incorporating self-evaluation questions and learning objectives that give students not only the information needed to understand the topic but also clear indications on the core knowledge that students are required to know in order to progress within the field of haematology.


Physiology of the Blood and Bone Marrow; The Blood Count and Film; Microcytic Anaemias and the Thalassaemias; Macrocytic Anaemias; Haemoglobinopathies and Haemolytic Anaemias; Miscellaneous Anaemias, Pancytopenia and the Myelodysplastic Syndromes; Leucocytosis, Leucopenia and Reactive Changes in White Cells; Leukaemias and Lymphomas; Polycythaemia, Thrombocytosis and the Myeloproliferative Neoplasms; Multiple Myeloma; Platelets, Coagulation and Haemostasis; Thrombosis and Its Management - Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet and Thrombolytic Therapy; Blood Transfusion and Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation; Things You Have to Know Before You Graduate; Further Reading; Preparing for Examinations and Self-Assessment; Answers to Test Cases.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848167100
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 348
  • ID: 9781848167100
  • ISBN10: 1848167105

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