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Haematology at a Glance
Third edition
by Atul Mehta

Haematology at a Glance, an accessible introduction and revision text for medical students.

Fully revised and updated to reflect changes to the content and assessment methods used by medical schools, this at a Glance provides a user-friendly overview of haematology to encapsulate all that the student needs to know.


Basic physiology and practice

  1. Haemopoiesis: physiology and pathology
  2. Normal blood cells I: red cells
  3. Normal blood cells II: granulocytes, monocytes and the reticuloendothelial system
  4. Normal blood cells III: lymphocytes
  5. Lymph nodes, the lymphatic system and the spleen
  6. Clinical assessment
  7. Laboratory assessment
  8. Practical procedures
  9. Benign disorders of white cells: granulocytes, monocytes, macrophages and lymphocytes
Red cell disorders

  1. General aspects of red cells
  2. Iron I: physiology and deficiency
  3. Iron II: overload and sideroblastic anaemia
  4. Megaloblastic anaemia I: vitamin B12 and folic acid deficiency — biochemical basis, causes
  5. Megaloblastic anaemia II: clinical features, treatment and other macrocytic anaemias
  6. Haemolytic anaemias I: general
  7. Haemolytic anaemias II: inherited membrane and enzyme defects
  8. Haemolytic anaemias III: acquired
  9. Haemolytic anaemias IV: genetic defects of haemoglobin — thalassaemia
  10. Haemolytic anaemias V: genetic defects of haemoglobin — sickle cell disease
White cell disorders — myeloid

  1. Bone marrow failure
  2. Haematological malignancy: basic mechanisms
  3. Acute leukaemia I: classification and diagnosis
  4. Acute leukaemia II: treatment and prognosis
  5. Chronic myeloid leukaemia
  6. Myelodysplasia
  7. Myeloproliferative disorders I: introduction
  8. Myeloproliferative disorders II: polycythaemia rubra vera
  9. Myeloproliferative disorders III: essential thrombocythaemia and myelofibrosis
White cell disorders — lymphoid

  1. Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  2. Multiple myeloma
  3. Lymphoma I: Hodgkin lymphoma (Hodgkin’s disease)
  4. Lymphoma II: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma — aetiology and classification
  5. Lymphoma III: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma — clinical and laboratory features of commoner subtypes
  6. Lymphoma IV: Non-Hodgkin lymphoma — treatment and prognosis
Clotting disorders

  1. Normal haemostasis I: vessel wall and platelets
  2. Normal haemostasis II: coagulation factors and fibrinolysis
  3. Disorders of haemostasis I: vessel wall and platelets
  4. Disorders of haemostasis II: inherited disorders of coagulation
  5. Disorders of haemostasis III: acquired
  6. Thrombosis and thrombophilia
  7. Anticoagulation
Systemic conditions

  1. Haematological aspects of systemic disease I: inflammation — malignancy
  2. Haematological aspects of systemic disease II: renal, liver, endocrine, amyloid
  3. Haematological aspects of systemic disease III: infection
  4. Haematology of pregnancy and infancy
Treatment and procedures

  1. Blood transfusion I
  2. Blood transfusion II
  3. Stem cell transplantation
  4. General aspects of treatment
  5. Haematological effects of drugs

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Haematology at a Glance
Third edition
by Atul Mehta

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