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Haematology Lecture Notes is an accessible and concise best-selling study guide, outlining the physiology, pathology and treatment of the most common blood disorders. Extensively revised and updated to reflect the considerable advances in the understanding of the molecular biology and pathogenesis of haematological disorders, it provides the core knowledge required by all medical students and junior doctors.

Key features include:

  • New material on coagulation and transfusion
  • Expanded coverage of haematopoiesis
  • A complete update of all malignant haematology content

A brand new companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/haematology featuring interactive MCQs with feedback on each answer selected, chapter summaries and revision notes in PowerPoint and PDF formats, and all the figures from the book in PowerPoint format

Whether approaching haematology for the first time, or looking for a refresher, Haematology Lecture Notes will enable students and junior doctors to develop an understanding of both the basic science and clinical aspects of this specialty.


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An introduction to haematopoiesis
Anaemia General principles
Lymphomas General principles
Classification of lymphoma
Myelomaandother paraproteinaemias
Neoplastic disorders of myeloid cells
Bone marrow transplantation
Aplastic anaemia and pure red cell aplasia
Haemostasisabnormal bleeding

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About the author (2013)

Chris S.R. Hatton is Consultant Haematologist, Department of Haematology, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Nevin C. Hughes-Jones is a Former Member of the Scientific Staff, Medical Research Council’s Molecular Immunopathology Unit, and of the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge

Deborah Hay is Wellcome Trust Clinical Training Fellow, MRC Molecular Haematology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford

David Keeling is Consultant Haematologist, Oxford Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, Oxford

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