Barbara J. Bain
editore: WILEY BLACKWELL
An updated, essential guide for the laboratory diagnosis of haemoglobin disorders This revised and updated third edition of Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis offers a comprehensive review of the practical information needed for an understanding of the laboratory diagnosis of haemoglobin disorders. Written in a concise and approachable format, the book includes an overview of clinical and laboratory features of these disorders. The author focuses on the selection, performance, and interpretation of the tests that are offered by the majority of diagnostic laboratories. The book also explains when more specialist tests are required and explores what specialist referral centres will accomplish. The information on diagnosis is set in a clinical context. The third edition is written by a leading haematologist with a reputation for educational excellence. Designed as a practical resource, the book is filled with illustrative examples and helpful questions that can aide in the retention of the material presented. Additionally, the author includes information on the most recent advances in the field. This important text: * Contains a practical, highly illustrated, approach to the laboratory diagnosis of haemoglobin disorders * Includes "test-yourself" questions and provides an indispensable tool for learning and teaching * Presents new material on antenatal screening/prenatal diagnostic services * Offers myriad self-assessment case studies that are ideal for the trainee Written for trainees and residents in haematology, practicing haematologists, and laboratory scientists, Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis is an essential reference and learning tool that provides a clear basis for understanding the diagnosis of haemoglobin disorders.
Procedures in Phlebotomy
John C. Flynn
Introducing the practices and procedures of phlebotomy, "Procedures in Phlebotomy, 4th Edition" provides easy-to-read guidelines for both basic and special phlebotomy techniques. It describes proper procedures for venipuncture, special collection procedures, and pediatric and geriatric considerations, and addresses essential topics such as infection control, OSHA guidelines, and anatomy and physiology. It also discusses professional issues such as interpersonal communication, department management, total quality, and medical-legal topics. Written by expert phlebotomy educator John C. Flynn, Jr., this edition includes more in-depth content, a new chapter on medical terminology, new case studies, and a practice exam that prepares you for the phlebotomy certification exam.
Atlas of Peripheral Blood
The Primary Diagnostic Tool
Daniel A. Arber, Irma Pereirae altri
editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
This book will be a full-color atlas of both benign and neoplastic proliferations in the blood. The book will illustrate the morphologic features on peripheral blood smears of the various disorders and the text will focus on diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis and modern classification terminology. The book may be used as a stand-alone resource and should be useful to trainees and clinicians that routinely review peripheral blood smears. The book will be accompanied by an on-line image bank containing numerous additional full-color images of the various disorders.
Trattato italiano di medicina di laboratorio
a cura di A. Cuneo, G. CastoldiG. M. Rigoline altri
editore: Piccin-Nuova Libraria
Cytopathologic Diagnosis of Serous Fluids
Barbara F. Atkinson, Vinod B. Shidham
This new reference examines specimen processing of effusion fluids, detailing the steps needed to obtain more accurate diagnoses while avoiding common pitfalls. A methodical, algorithmic approach to the evaluation and interpretation of specimens enables you to establish a definitive diagnosis in these often difficult cases. User-friendly features combined with extensive tables and algorithms facilitate ease of interpretation, and highlighted information makes the most essential concepts easy to reference quickly.
editore: Humana Press Inc.
In this greatly enlarged and thoroughly updated edition of his much praised Cardiac Markers, Alan Wu and his contributors focus on the use of markers in the practice of cardiology and-for the first time-on the use of natriuretic peptides for congestive heart failure. Here, leading international authorities in clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine, cardiology, emergency medicine, and the in vitro diagnostics industry describe the state-of-the-art uses of cardiac markers when treating coronary artery disease, and discuss in detail how they may be optimally used in a clinical setting. Comprehensive and cutting-edge, Cardiac Markers, Second Edition offers physicians a complete guide to the use of cardiac markers in clinical practice and clinical laboratorians a close-up view of the new markers now becoming standard.
Flow Cytometry in Hematopathology
A Visual Approach to Data Analysis and Interpretation
editore: Humana Press Inc.
This unique text offers a systematic and practical approach to the analysis and interpretation of FCM graphics. Using numerous FCM illustrations derived from actual well-documented clinical cases, the authors demonstrate a step-by-step approach to optimal FCM data analysis on specimens suspected of harboring hematopoietic malignancies. The discussion moves from simple to complex specimens, with an emphasis on visual pattern analysis. A wide variety of hematologic disorders are covered, including leukemias and lymphomas. The companion CD-ROM with 80 detailed case studies provides additional opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of FCM data analysis.