Clinical Laboratory Hematology
Designed to meet the needs of both clinical laboratory technicians and clinical laboratory scientists, this comprehensive - yet easy to read - guide to hematology and hemostasis features cutting-edge technologies, high-quality photographs and micrographs, case studies, and convenient dual-level (basic and advanced) presentation of information. In each chapter, two levels of objectives and questions are presented, allowing content to fit specific course focus. Case studies and checkpoints in each chapter help apply and assess comprehension. Visual cross-referencing symbols throughout make finding information exceptionally easy. Features: Authoritative content from 24 contributors. Running case studies throughout each chapter. Checkpoints - questions, integrated throughout the chapter, with rationales provided. High-resolution, full-color blood and bone marrow photographs throughout. FREE CD-ROM contains a powerful database of images and self-assessment activities. FREE integrated website - www.prenhall.com/mckenzie - compliments the text with study-guide style quiz questions and immediate tabulation of quiz results. Detailed discussions of ethical issues and management issues. The new technologies of molecular diagnostics, flow cytometry and cytogenetics presented here in a very easily understood manner.
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