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Problem Solving in Haematology

  • ID: 1407969
  • March 2010
  • 216 Pages
  • Clinical Publishing

An experienced panel lead readers through real-life clinical presentations on how to diagnose and manage a variety of clinical cases seen in haematology practice. Over 30 common and challenging clinical scenarios create a foundation for learning and revision that incorporates recent medical literature and presents the latest guidelines for management. Experienced contributors outline treatment strategies for each case, with accompanying algorithms and illustrations in many cases.

Benefits:

- Focuses on both benign and malignant haematological disorders
- Excellent training resource and up-to-date referencing to present recent developments in diagnosis and management
- Content provides database from which sections can be tailored to suit specific educational needs

Readership:

- Specialists in haematology
- Internal medicine physicians
- GPs and family doctors
- Trainee doctors

Contributors
Abbreviations

SECTION 1 Introduction
1. The approach to the patient with an abnormal blood count, G Smith

SECTION 2 Haemostasis and Thrombosis
2. Anticoagulation, L Newton
3. Bleeding in an intensive therapy unit patient, C Millar
4. Investigation of easy bruising, L Newton
5. Inherited disorders of coagulation, L Newton
6. Thrombophilia, L Newton

SECTION 3 Red Cell Disorders and Aplastic Anaemia
7. The investigation of anaemia and the anaemia of chronic disease, G Smith
8. Aplastic anaemia, P Hillmen
9. Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria, P Hillmen
10. Sickle cell disease, A Critchley
11. ß-Thalassaemia major, Q Hill

SECTION 4 Clinical Blood Transfusion
12. Acute haemolytic transfusion reaction (ABO incompatibility), D Norfolk
13. Massive blood transfusion, D Norfolk
14. Refractoriness to platelet alloimmunization, D Norfolk
15. Transfusion-related acute lung injury, D Norfolk

SECTION 5 Acute and Chronic Leukaemia and Myelodysplasia
16. Acute myeloid leukaemia, D Bowen
17. Paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, S Kinsey
18. Adult acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, M Gilleece
20. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia – advanced stage disease, P Hillmen
21. Chronic myeloid leukaemia, G Smith
22. Low-risk myelodysplastic syndrome, D Bowen

SECTION 6 Myeloproliferative Disorders
23. Primary polycythaemia, D Swirsky
24. Primary myelofibrosis, Q Hill
25. Essential thrombocythaemia, Q Hill
26. Hypereosinophilic syndrome, G Smith

SECTION 7 Lymphoma
27. Hodgkin lymphoma – early stage disease, D Gilson
28. Hodgkin lymphoma – advanced stage disease and long-term sequelae, D Gilson
29. High-grade diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, R Johnson
30. Primary central nervous system lymphoma, R Johnson
31. Indolent lymphoma – follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma, R Johnson
32. Indolent lymphoma – Waldenström’s macroglobulinaemia epistaxis, R Owen

SECTION 8 Plasma Cell Disorders
33. Myeloma – diagnosis and prognosis, G Cook, S Feyler
34. Myeloma – management, G Cook, S Feyler
35. Myeloma – treatment in the less fit or compromised patient, G Cook, S Feyler
36. Myeloma – solitary plasmacytoma, G Cook, S Feyler
37. Myeloma – AL amyloid, G Cook, S Feyler

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