Haematology, second edition

Chris Pallister, Malcolm Watson

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Format: Ebook

Publication date: October 21, 2010

Pages: 400 pages

ISBN: 9781907904547 Related titles: ,

Other editions available: Paperback


This fully-revised edition of Haematology is written in an approachable style that focuses on improving understanding and encourages students to think around the subject.

The numerous illustrations and defined learning objectives are designed to aid effective learning, while the many ‘fast facts’ boxes broaden the interest and perspective of the material. Further reading lists and website information guide students to more detailed coverage if required.

This book will be useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students of haematology, as well as medical students and those embarking on higher professional qualifications.

From reviews:

‘…This haematology textbook seems to achieve the impossible: it is short in length, broad in scope and yet does not restrict itself to basic facts. Its other great strength is an extremely readable, clear and consistent prose. This makes it stand out from textbooks compiled by editors but where different authors contribute each chapter…’
Royal College of Pathologists Bulletin number 157, January 2012


1. Content of the blood
2. Haemopoiesis
3. Anaemia
4. Disorders of iron metabolism
5. Megaloblastic anaemias
6. Inherited disorders of haemoglobin
7. Disorders of red cell survival
8. Disorders of red cell metabolism
9. Non-malignant leucocyte disorders
10. Haematological malignancies
11. Acute leukaemias
12. Chronic leukaemias
13. The myelodysplastic syndromes
14. The chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms
15. The lymphomas
16. Myeloma and related disorders
17. Bone marrow failure
18. Overview of haemostasis
19. Bleeding disorders
20. Thrombotic disorders

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