Key Features

  • Over 1,000 photomicrographs facilitate microscopic analysis and interpretation of the cellular components of the blood.
  • Full-color, high-resolution images facilitate identification of different blood cell types, numbers, anomalies and conditions.
  • Multiple representations of morphologic abnormalities aid in recognition of conditions where variations in appearance commonly occur.
  • Practical information includes an overview of laboratory methods, equipment and supplies, sample collection, staining and handling, and diagnostic interpretation of blood smears.
  • Coverage of 125 topics ranges from the morphology of erythrocytes to chronic myeloid leukemia.
  • Spiral binding allows the book to lay open next to the microscope, making it a quick and easy reference while on the job.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Blood Smear Preparation and Examination

Section 1: General Assessment

Section 2: Red Blood Cells

Section 3: White Blood Cells

Section 4: Platelets

Section 5: Hematopoietic Neoplasia

Section 6: Extracellular Organisms

Appendix: Reticulocyte Count

Appendix: Saline Dilution/Dispersion Test

Details

No. of pages:
284
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323044684
Electronic ISBN:
9780323172011