Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology, Part 118, Page 2001

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Churchill Livingstone, 2001 - Medical - 633 pages
This is a highly successful, practical manual with a worldwide reputation that describes all of the techniques used in the investigation of patients with blood diseases. It discusses the principles of each test, possible causes of error, and the interpretation and clinical significance of the results. Each chapter conforms to a specific template, enabling quick and easy access to key information.
  • Concise and informative - contains all the necessary instructions for performing and interpreting laboratory tests
  • Standardized - tests conform to the recommendations of the International Council for Standardisation in Haematology and World Health Organisation
  • Useful at all levels - from primary health centres to specialised centres with sophisticated technology
  • Logical - laboratory approach to clinical situations given in the form of decision trees
  • Thorough - emphasises the importance of attention to technical details of methods, together with critical perspective on their interpretation and clinical utility
  • New editors and new international expert contributors - Sir John Dacie remains as Honorary Editor
  • Revised and expanded sections, including: - developments in automated tests; iron deficiency; leukaemias; neonatal & paediatric testing; haemostasis; blood transfusion
  • New major chapter on essential investigations in under-resourced countries
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    Haematology in underresourced 27 Appendices 603
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    Investigation of the hereditary
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