As an essential guide to paediatric haematology, this concise text offers a quick and reliable source of practical information for clinicians. Covering all blood disorders in children, the contents are structured to include all the major disease groups and include introductory chapters on normal haemopoiesis, normal coagulation, infections and transfusion. Whilst the text focuses on practical management, sufficient background information is given to enable trainees to care effectively for patients. Essential Paediatric Haematology is an ideal text for haematologists and paediatricians in training and a valuable source of reference for other health care professionals.
Normal haematopoiesis. Normal coagulation. Molecular biology and genetic manipulation. Management of infections. Blood transfusion in children and neonates. Anaemia. Bone marrow failure. Primary haemostatic defects. Secondary haemtostatic defects. Thrombotic disorders. Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Acute myeloid leukaemia. Myelodysplastic and myeloproliferative disorders. Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Histiocyte disorders. Haematological changes in non-haematological disorders. Late effects of therapy.