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Pathophysiology of blood disorders 1 edition

Pathophysiology of blood disorders
H. Franklin Bunn

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Pathophysiology of blood disorders
H. Franklin Bunn, Jon Aster

Published 2011 by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

A concise full color review of the mechanisms of blood diseases and disorders based on a Harvard Medical School hematology course Hematological Pathophysiology is a well illustrated easy to absorb introduction to the physiological principles underlying the regulation and function of blood cells and hemostasis as well as the pathophysiologic mechanisms responsible for the development of blood disorders Featuring a strong emphasis on key principles the book covers diagnosis and management primarily within a framework of pathogenesis Authored by world renowned clinician educators at Harvard Medical School Hematological Pathophysiology features content and organization based on a hematology course offered to second year students at that school The book is logically divided into four sections Anemias and Disorders of the Red Blood Cell Disorders of Hemostasis and Thrombosis Disorders of Leukocytes and Transfusion Medicine it opens with an important overview of blood and hematopoietic tissues Features Succinct to the point coverage that reflects current medical education More than 200 full color photographs and renderings of disease mechanisms and blood diseases Each chapter includes learning objectives and self assessment questions Numerous tables and diagrams encapsulate important information Incorporates the feedback of 180 Harvard medical students who reviewed the first draft so you know youre studying the most relevant material possible Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

(Publisher-supplied data) Introduction to Blood and Hematopoietic Tissues / Jon C. Aster
Hematopoiesis / David Scadden and Jon C. Aster
Overview of Anemias / H. Franklin Bunn
Anemias due to Bone Marrow Failure or Infiltration / H. Franklin Bunn
Iron Homeostasis Deficiency / H. Franklin Bunn
Megaloblastic Anemias / H. Franklin Bunn and Matthew Heeney
Anemias Associated with Chronic Disease / H. Franklin Bunn
Thalessemia / H. Franklin Bunn and David G. Nathan
Sickle Cell Disease / H. Franklin Bunn
Hemolytic Disorders of the Red Cell Membrane and Red Cell Metabolism / H. Franklin Bunn and Samuel E. Lux
Acquired Hemolytic Anemias / H. Franklin Bunn
Erythrocytosis / H. Franklin Bunn
Overview of Hemostasis / H. Franklin Bunn and Bruce Furie
Platelet Disorders / H. Franklin Bunn
Inherited Coagulation Disorders / H. Franklin Bunn and Bruce Furie
Acquired Coagulation Disorders / H. Franklin Bunn and Bruce Furie
Thrombotic Disorders / H. Franklin Bunn and Kenneth A. Bauer
Leukocyte Function and Nonmalignant Leukocyte Disorders / Nancy Berliner and Jon C. Aster
Introduction to Hematologic Malignancies / Jon C. Aster and Mark Fleming
Myeloproliferative Disorders and Myelodysplastic Syndromes / Jon C. Aster and Daniel Deangelo
Acute Leukemias / Jon C. Aster and Daniel Deangelo
Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemias / Jon C. Aster and Arnold Freedman
Hodgkin Lymphoma / Jon C. Aster and Arnold Freedman
Multiple Myeloma and Related Disorders / Jon C. Aster
Blood Transfusion / H. Franklin Bunn and Richard Kaufman.

Edition Notes

"A Lange medical book."

Includes bibliographical references.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
RB145 .B78 2011

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