Pediatric Hematology, Third Edition

Pediatric Hematology, Third Edition

Editor(s): Robert J. Arceci, Ian M. Hann, Owen P. Smith

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405134002

Online ISBN: 9780470987001

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987001

About this Book

Pediatric Hematology is a comprehensive and succinct referenced text on the diagnosis and treatment of blood diseases in childhood. It provides a ready source of reference for all the conditions likely to be encountered in day-to-day clinical practice. For each condition, the authors give helpful advice on differential diagnoses and clinical management. This third edition has been extensively updated throughout, in light of recent developments in this rapidly advancing area of medicine.

A well established textbook on the diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders in childhood


  • A balanced and cutting edge referenced text on all aspects of diagnosis and treatment
  • Easy to use, practically organized, with essential aspects of biology included within each chapter
  • International editorial and contributor team-representing a wide geographical and chronological range

Whether you are an established sub-specialist in pediatric hematology/oncology, a pediatrician, a trainee or nursing specialist, this book will answer all your questions about benign and malignant disorders of the blood in children and young adults.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: The Scientific Basis

  2. Part 2: Marrow Failure Syndromes

  3. Part 3: Red Cell Disorders

    1. Chapter 13

      Thalassemias (pages 281–301)

      Nancy F. Olivieri and David J. Weatherall

  4. Part 4: Granulocyte Disorders

    1. Chapter 16

      Acute Myeloid Leukemia (pages 360–383)

      Leslie S. Kean, Robert J. Arceci and William G. Woods

  5. Part 5: Lymphocyte Disorders

  6. Part 6: Platelet Disorders

  7. Part 7: Coagulation Disorders

    1. Chapter 29

      Acquired Disorders of Hemostasis (pages 624–642)

      Elizabeth A. Chalmers, Michael D. Williams and Angela Thomas

  8. Part 8: Supportive Therapy

  9. Part 9: Secondary Problems

    1. Chapter 37

      Reference Values (pages 792–810)

      Paula S. Simpkin and Roderick F. Hinchliffe

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