Williams Manual of Hematology, Eighth Edition

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Date

May 31, 2011

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Electronic book text, 755 pages

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0071785051 / 9780071785051

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Overview


Main description

A convenient full-color reference distilled from the world’s leading hematology text – perfect when you need answers in the office, clinic, or on hospital rounds.

Williams Manual of Hematology, 8e is a concise and easy-to-navigate compilation of the pathogenic, diagnostic, and therapeutic essentials of blood cell and coagulation protein disorders. Referenced to the classic Williams Hematology, 8e, this handy, easily transported reference has been carefully edited to deliver only the most clinical point-of-care facts.

Covering both common and uncommon blood disorders, this complete guide includes sections on:

  • Disorders of red cells
  • Disorders of granulocytes
  • Disorders of monocytes and macrophages
  • The clonal myeloid disorders
  • The polyclonal lymphoid diseases
  • The clonal lymphoid and plasma cell diseases
  • Disorders of platelets and hemostasis
  • Disorders of coagulation proteins
  • Transfusion and hemapheresis

Now in full color for the first time, Williams Manual of Hematology, 8e is the fastest and most convenient way to access the unmatched clinical authority of Williams Hematology, 8e.


Table of contents

Preface
PART I: INITIAL CLINICAL EVALUATION
1. Approach to the Patient
PART II: DISORDERS OF RED CELLS
2. Classification of Anemias and Polycythemias
3. Aplastic Anemia: Acquired and Inherited
4. Pure Red Cell Aplasia
5. Anemia of Chronic Renal Disease
6. Anemia of Endocrine Disorders
7. Congenital Dyserythropoietic Anemias
8. The Megaloblastic Anemias
9. Iron-Deficiency Anemia and Iron Overload
10. Anemia Resulting from Other Nutritional Deficiencies
11. Hereditary and Acquired Sideroblastic Anemias
12. Anemia Resulting from Marrow Infiltration
13. Anemia of Chronic Inflammation
14. Hereditary Spherocytosis, Elliptocytosis, and Related Disorders
15. Hemolytic Anemia Related to Red Cell Enzyme Defects
16. The Thalassemias
17. The Sickle Cell Diseases and Related Disorders
18. Hemoglobinopathies Associated with Unstable Hemoglobin
19. Methemoglobinemia and Other Dyshemoglobinemias
20. Traumatic Hemolytic Anemia, March and Sports-Related Hemoglobinuria, and Traumatic Cardiac Hemolytic Anemia
21. Microangiopathic Hemolytic Anemia
22. Hemolytic Anemia Resulting from a Chemical or Physical Agent
23. Hemolytic Anemia Resulting from Infectious Agents
24. Hemolytic Anemia Resulting from Warm-Reacting Antibodies
25. Cryopathic Hemolytic Anemia
26. Drug-Induced Hemolytic Anemia
27. Alloimmune Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
28. Hypersplenism and Hyposplenism
29. Polyclonal Polycythemias (Primary and Secondary)
30. The Porphyrias
PART III: DISORDERS OF GRANULOCYTES
31. Classification and Clinical Manifestations of Neutrophil Disorders
32. Neutrophenia and Neutrophilia
33. Disorders of Neutrophil Functions
34. Eosinophils and Their Diseases
35. Basophils and Mast Cells and Their Diseases
PART IV: DISORDERS OF MONOCYTES AND MACROPHAGES
36. Monocytosis and Monocytopenia
37. Inflammatory and Malignant Histiocytosis
38. Lipid Storage Disease
PART V: PRINCIPLES OF THERAPY FOR NEOPLASTIC HEMATOLOGICAL DISORDERS
39. Pharmacology and Toxicity for Antineoplastic Drugs
40. Principles of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
PART VI: THE CLONAL MYELOID DISORDERS
41. Classification and Clinical Manifestations of the Clonal Myeloid Disorders
42. Myelodysplastic Syndromes (Clonal Cytopenias and Oligoblastic Myelogenous Leukemia)
43. Polycythemia Vera
44. Primary and Familial Thombocythemia
45. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)
46. The Acute Myelogenous Leukemias
47. The Chronic Myelogenous Leukemias
48. Primary Myelofibrosis
PART VII: THE POLYCLONAL LYMPHOID DISEASES
49. Classification of the Polyclonal Lymphoid Disorders
50. Lymphocytosis and Lymphocytopenia
51. Primary Immunodeficiency Syndrome
52. The Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
53. The Mononucleosis Syndromes
PART VIII: THE CLONAL LYMPHOID AND PLASMA CELL DISEASES
54. Classification and Clinical Manifestations of the Malignant Lymphoid Disorders
55. The Acute Lymphocytic Leukemias
56. The Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemias
57. Hairy Cell Leukemias
58. Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia
59. Hodgkin Lymphoma
60. General Considerations of Lymphoma: Epidemiology, Etiology, Heterogeneity, and Primary Extranodal Disease
61. Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma
62. Follicular Lymphomas
63. Mantle Cell Lymphoma
64. Marginal Zone-B-Cell Lymphoma
65. Burkitt Lymphoma
66. Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (Mycosis Fungoides and Sezary Syndrome)
67. Mature T-Cell and Natural Killer Cell Lymphomas
68. Essential Monoclonal Gammopathy
69. Myeloma
70. Macroglobulinemia
71. Heavy-Chain Diseases
72. Amyloidosis
PART IX: DISORDERS OF PLATELETS AND HEMOSTATIS


Author comments

Marshall A. Lichtman, MD
Professor of Medicine and of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY
Kenneth Kaushansky, MD
Senior Vice President, Health Sciences
Dean, School of Medicine
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY
Thomas J. Kipps, MD, PhD
Evelyn and Edwin Tasch Chair in Cancer Research
Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Deputy Director for Research Operations
Moores UCSD Cancer Center
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Josef T. Prchal, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pathology, and Genetics
Hematology Division
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Department of Pathophysiology
First Faculty of Medicine
Charles University of Prague
Czech Republic
Marcel M. Levi, MD, PhD
Chairman, Department of Medicine
Academic Medical Center
University of Amsterdam
The Netherlands





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