Cover for Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology

Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology

Book • Tenth Edition2006

Authors:

S. Mitchell Lewis, Barbara J. Bain and Imelda Bates

Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology

Book • Tenth Edition2006

 

Cover for Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology

Authors:

S. Mitchell Lewis, Barbara J. Bain and Imelda Bates

About the book

Browse this book

Book description

Often referred to as "the bible of hematology," this highly successful, practical manual is the place to turn to for every aspect of laboratory hematology. The book covers all of t ... read full description

Browse content

Table of contents

Actions for selected chapters

Select all / Deselect all

  1. Full text access
  2. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 1 - Collection and handling of blood

    Pages 1-10

  3. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 2 - Reference ranges and normal values

    Pages 11-24

  4. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 3 - Basic haematological techniques

    Pages 25-57

  5. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 4 - Preparation and staining methods for blood and bone marrow films

    Pages 59-77

  6. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 5 - Blood cell morphology in health and disease

    Pages 79-113

  7. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 6 - Bone marrow biopsy

    Pages 115-130

  8. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 7 - Iron deficiency anaemia and iron overload

    Pages 131-160

  9. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 8 - Investigation of megaloblastic anaemia—cobalamin, folate, and metabolite status

    Pages 161-185

  10. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 9 - Laboratory methods used in the investigation of the haemolytic anaemias

    Pages 187-203

  11. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 10 - Investigation of the hereditary haemolytic anaemias: membrane and enzyme abnormalities

    Pages 205-237

  12. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 11 - Acquired haemolytic anaemias

    Pages 239-270

  13. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 12 - Investigation of abnormal haemoglobins and thalassaemia

    Pages 271-310

  14. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 13 - Erythrocyte and leucocyte cytochemistry

    Pages 311-333

  15. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 14 - Immunophenotyping

    Pages 335-355

  16. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 15 - Diagnostic radioisotopes in haematology

    Pages 357-378

  17. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 16 - Investigation of haemostasis

    Pages 379-440

  18. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 17 - Investigation of a thrombotic tendency

    Pages 441-463

  19. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 18 - Laboratory control of anticoagulant, thrombolytic, and antiplatelet therapy

    Pages 465-479

  20. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 19 - Blood cell antigens and antibodies: erythrocytes, platelets, and granulocytes

    Pages 481-522

  21. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 20 - Laboratory aspects of blood transfusion

    Pages 523-554

  22. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 21 - Molecular and cytogenetic analysis

    Pages 555-594

  23. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 22 - Miscellaneous tests

    Pages 595-607

  24. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 23 - Approach to the diagnosis and classification of blood diseases

    Pages 609-624

  25. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 24 - Laboratory organization and management

    Pages 625-645

  26. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 25 - Laboratory safety

    Pages 647-655

  27. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 26 - Quality assurance

    Pages 657-671

  28. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 27 - Haematology in under-resourced laboratories

    Pages 673-688

  29. Book chapterNo access

    Chapter 28 - Appendices

    Pages 689-708

  30. Book chapterNo access

    Index

    Pages 709-722

About the book

Description

Often referred to as "the bible of hematology," this highly successful, practical manual is the place to turn to for every aspect of laboratory hematology. The book covers all of the techniques used in the investigation of patients with blood disorders, including the latest technologies as well as the tried-and-true manual methods of measurement. It comprehensively discusses which test to use for each situation, the principles of each test, possible causes of error, and the interpretation and clinical significance of the findings. Each chapter conforms to a template, providing quick, easy access to key information. Extensive updates throughout bring you expert guidance on advancing technologies as well as contemporary laboratory organization and management, while retaining the strengths that have made this book an essential reference on laboratory hematology for over 50 years!

Often referred to as "the bible of hematology," this highly successful, practical manual is the place to turn to for every aspect of laboratory hematology. The book covers all of the techniques used in the investigation of patients with blood disorders, including the latest technologies as well as the tried-and-true manual methods of measurement. It comprehensively discusses which test to use for each situation, the principles of each test, possible causes of error, and the interpretation and clinical significance of the findings. Each chapter conforms to a template, providing quick, easy access to key information. Extensive updates throughout bring you expert guidance on advancing technologies as well as contemporary laboratory organization and management, while retaining the strengths that have made this book an essential reference on laboratory hematology for over 50 years!

Key Features

  • Contains crucial instructions for performing and interpreting lab tests in any sized laboratory.
  • Provides complete coverage of all levels of diagnostic testing from the basic to the most advanced.
  • Uses helpful decision trees to make the critical information you need easy to locate and understand.
  • Features state-of-the-art information on the hottest areas of the field, including Diagnostic Radionuclides in Hematology and Molecular and Cytogenetic Techniques.
  • Demonstrates important lab findings with over 300 illustrations and color photographs.
  • Contains crucial instructions for performing and interpreting lab tests in any sized laboratory.
  • Provides complete coverage of all levels of diagnostic testing from the basic to the most advanced.
  • Uses helpful decision trees to make the critical information you need easy to locate and understand.
  • Features state-of-the-art information on the hottest areas of the field, including Diagnostic Radionuclides in Hematology and Molecular and Cytogenetic Techniques.
  • Demonstrates important lab findings with over 300 illustrations and color photographs.

Details

ISBN

978-0-443-06660-3

Language

English

Published

2006

Copyright

Copyright © 2006 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved

Imprint

Churchill Livingstone

Authors

S. Mitchell Lewis

Emeritus Reader in Haematology, University of London; Senior Research Fellow in Haematology, Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK

Barbara J. Bain

Professor of Diagnostic Haematology, St. Mary's Hospital Campus of Imperial College, Faculty of Medicine, London, UK

Imelda Bates

Senior Lecturer in Tropical Haematology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK