Evidence-Based Hematology

Evidence-Based Hematology

Editor(s): Mark A. Crowther, Jeff Ginsberg, Holger J. Schünemann, Ralph M. Meyer, Richard Lottenberg

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405157476

Online ISBN: 9781444300857

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300857

About this Book

This unique new book uses a series of focussed questions, comprehensive literature evaluations and structured grades of recommendation to provide evidence for the treatment of hematological disorders, both malignant and benign. With contributions from leading international experts who have a real understanding of evidence-based medicine the book provides comprehensive reviews accompanied by clinical commentaries and recommendations on the best treatment regimes to adopt for individual patients.

The book is split into two sections: the first examines the methodology underlying evidence based practice, and the second concentrates on the clinical practice of hematology, providing current "best evidence" to guide practice in a series of well-defined clinical situations.

This clinical reference is an invaluable source of evidence-based information distilled into guidance for clinical practice which will be welcomed by practitioners, trainees and associated health professionals.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: A Guide to the Evidence

    1. Chapter 2

      An Overview of Systematic Reviews (pages 10–14)

      Martin Prins, Arina ten Cate-Hoek and Pieter Leffers

    2. Chapter 4

      Finding the Evidence in Hematology (pages 23–31)

      K. Ann McKibbon, Cynthia J. Walker-Dilks and R. Brian Haynes

    3. Chapter 5

      Applying EBM in Clinical Practice (pages 32–36)

      Alessandro Squizzato, Walter Ageno and Davide Imberti

  2. Part 2: Hemostasis and Thrombosis

  3. Part 3: Benign Hematologic Disorders

    1. Chapter 25

      Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (pages 206–214)

      James N. George, Sara K. Vesely and George R. Buchanan

    2. Chapter 30

      Sickle Cell Disease (pages 244–250)

      Richard Lottenberg and Sally C. Davies

  4. Part 4: Malignant Hematologic Disorders

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