Blood Cells is a text atlas designed for hematologists, pathologists and laboratory staff in training and in practice. Each comprehensive section covers topics from determining what the disease is to differential diagnosis and which further tests are necessary. This extensively revised edition offers enhanced text and illustrations and places a stronger emphasis on clinical practice.
Table of Contents
List of abbreviations
- Blood sampling and film preparation 1
- Performing a blood count 16
- Morphology of blood cells 52
- Detecting erroneous blood counts 155
- Normal ranges 175
- Quantitative changes in blood cells 190
- Important supplementary tests 222
- Disorders of red cells and platelets 241
- Disorders of white cells 338
Professor Bain's research interests are ethnic and other biological differences in haematological variables and cytogenetics in relation to haematological malignancy. She has a major interest in teaching, both undergraduate and postgraduate, as well as in the development of teaching resources such as videos, slide sets, websites and CD-ROMs and the development of teaching courses for haematologists, haematology trainees haematopathologists, medical laboratory scientists and cytogeneticists. Amongst other collaborations with experts in the field, she has devised the WHO classification of tumours of the lymphoid haemopoietic systems.