Neonatal Hematology: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management of Hematologic Problems

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Pedro A. de Alarcón, Eric J. Werner, Robert D. Christensen, Martha C. Sola-Visner
Cambridge University Press, Feb 18, 2021 - Medical
Neonatal hematology is a fast-growing field, and the majority of sick neonates will develop hematological problems. This is an essential guide to the pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of hematologic problems in the neonate. Guidance is practical, including blood test interpretation, advice on transfusions and reference ranges for hematological values. Chapters have been thoroughly revised according to the latest advances in the field for this updated third edition. Topics discussed include erythrocyte disorders, platelet disorders, leukocyte disorders, immunologic disorders and hemostatic disorders. Coverage of oncological issues has been expanded to two separate chapters on leukemia and solid tumors, making information more easily accessible. Approaches to identifying the cause of anemia in a neonate are explained, with detailed algorithms provided to aid clinicians in practice. Covering an important hematologic niche with an ever increasing amount of specialized knowledge, this book is a valuable resource for hematologists, neonatologists and pediatricians.


Functional Phagocyte Disorders in the Neonate 279 Section VIII Neonatal Oncology
The Development of the Human Immune
Immune Disorders
Julie J KimChang James L Wynn 13 Acquired Thrombocytopenias
Matthew A Saxonhouse and John Patricia E Davenport and Martha
Erythrocyte Thrombocytopenia 223 W Beau Mitchell and James B Bussel
A Guide to Identifying
Neonatal Thrombosis
Reference Intervals in Neonatal

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Pedro A. de Alarcón, is William H. Albers Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL, USA.

Eric J. Werner is Professor of Pediatrics at the Eastern Virginia Medical School and Division Director of the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters, Norfolk, VA, USA.

Robert D. Christensen is Director of Neonatology Research at Intermountain Healthcare and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah HEALTH, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

Martha C. Sola-Visner is Director of the Newborn Medicine Clinical Research Program at Boston Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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