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Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology

Book • Twelfth Edition2017

Authors:

Barbara J. Bain, Imelda Bates and Michael A. Laffan

Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology

Book • Twelfth Edition2017

 

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    1 - Collection and Handling of Blood

    Pages 1-7

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    2 - Reference Ranges and Normal Values

    Pages 8-17

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    3 - Basic Haematological Techniques

    Pages 18-49

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    4 - Preparation and Staining Methods for Blood and Bone Marrow Films

    Pages 50-60

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    5 - Blood Cell Morphology in Health and Disease

    Pages 61-92

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    6 - Supplementary Techniques Including Blood Parasite Diagnosis

    Pages 93-111

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    7 - Bone Marrow Biopsy

    Pages 112-125

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    8 - Molecular and Cytogenetic Analysis

    Pages 126-164

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    9 - Iron Deficiency Anaemia and Iron Overload

    Pages 165-186

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    10 - Investigation of Megaloblastic Anaemia: Cobalamin, Folate and Metabolite Status

    Pages 187-213

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    11 - Laboratory Methods Used in the Investigation of the Haemolytic Anaemias

    Pages 214-227

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    12 - Investigation of the Hereditary Haemolytic Anaemias: Membrane and Enzyme Abnormalities

    Pages 228-253

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    13 - Acquired Haemolytic Anaemias

    Pages 254-281

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    14 - Investigation of Variant Haemoglobins and Thalassaemias

    Pages 282-311

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    15 - Erythrocyte and Leucocyte Cytochemistry

    Pages 312-329

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    16 - Immunophenotyping by Flow Cytometry

    Pages 330-349

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    17 - Diagnostic Radioisotopes in Haematology

    Pages 350-365

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    18 - Investigation of Haemostasis

    Pages 366-409

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    19 - Investigation of a Thrombotic Tendency

    Pages 410-424

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    20 - Laboratory Control of Anticoagulant, Thrombolytic and Antiplatelet Therapy

    Pages 425-438

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    21 - Blood Cell Antigens and Antibodies: Erythrocytes, Platelets and Neutrophils

    Pages 439-469

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    22 - Laboratory Aspects of Blood Transfusion

    Pages 470-496

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    23 - Approach to the Diagnosis and Classification of Blood Cell Disorders

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    24 - Laboratory Organisation, Management and Safety

    Pages 511-532

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    25 - Quality Assurance

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    26 - Haematology in Under-Resourced Laboratories

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    Appendix

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    Index

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For more than 65 years, this best-selling text by Drs. Barbara J. Bain, Imelda Bates, and Mike A. Laffan has been the worldwide standard in laboratory haematology. The 12th Edition of Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology continues the tradition of excellence with thorough coverage of all of the techniques used in the investigation of patients with blood disorders, including the latest technologies as well as traditional manual methods of measurement. You’ll find expert discussions of the principles of each test, possible causes of error, and the interpretation and clinical significance of the findings.

For more than 65 years, this best-selling text by Drs. Barbara J. Bain, Imelda Bates, and Mike A. Laffan has been the worldwide standard in laboratory haematology. The 12th Edition of Dacie and Lewis Practical Haematology continues the tradition of excellence with thorough coverage of all of the techniques used in the investigation of patients with blood disorders, including the latest technologies as well as traditional manual methods of measurement. You’ll find expert discussions of the principles of each test, possible causes of error, and the interpretation and clinical significance of the findings.

Key Features

  • A unique section on haematology in under-resourced laboratories.
  • Ideal as a laboratory reference or as a comprehensive exam study tool.




  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


  • diagnosis, molecular testing, blood transfusion- and much more.
  • Complete coverage of the latest advances in the field.
  • An expanded section on coagulation now covers testing for new anticoagulants and includes clinical applications of the tests.
  • A unique section on haematology in under-resourced laboratories.
  • Ideal as a laboratory reference or as a comprehensive exam study tool.




  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.


  • diagnosis, molecular testing, blood transfusion- and much more.
  • Complete coverage of the latest advances in the field.
  • An expanded section on coagulation now covers testing for new anticoagulants and includes clinical applications of the tests.

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ISBN

978-0-7020-6696-2

Language

English

Published

2017

Copyright

Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Elsevier

Authors

Barbara J. Bain

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

Imelda Bates

Professor of Tropical Haematology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK

Michael A. Laffan

Professor of Haemostasis and Thrombosis, Honorary Consultant Haematologist, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK