This handbook continues to provide the core knowledge needed in clinical practice for the diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of the blood. Major advances in the specialty have been reflected in this thoroughly revised new edition. Differential diagnoses, relevant investigations and management guidelines are covered.
* Hemovigilance is a "quality process" which aims to improve quality and increase safety of blood transfusion, by surveying all activities of the blood transfusion chain, from donors to recipients. Hemovigilance programmes have now been in existence for over 15 years, but many countries and centers are still at the development stage.
Join the generations of students who have embarked on successful careers with a firm foundation in the theory and practice of blood banking and transfusion practices. Denise Harmening's classic text teaches you not only how to perform must-know tests and tasks, but to understand the scientific principles behind them.
As the science and practice of haematology continues to advance at a considerable rate, Haematology Lecture Notes remains a comprehensive guide to this diverse subject, and provides support in understanding the pathogenesis and management of haematological disorders.
In recent years, considerable progress has been made in understanding the vasculitic diseases, largely due to the introduction of effective treatments for diseases that were once uniformly fatal, the conduct of structured clinical studies, and advances in immunology and molecular biology.