Rodak's Hematology

Rodak's Hematology

Clinical Principles and Applications

6th Edition - November 19, 2013

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  • Authors: Elaine Keohane, Catherine Otto, Jeanine Walenga
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323530453
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323549639

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Make sure you are thoroughly prepared to work in a clinical lab. Rodak’s Hematology: Clinical Principles and Applications, 6th Edition uses hundreds of full-color photomicrographs to help you understand the essentials of hematology. This new edition shows how to accurately identify cells, simplifies hemostasis and thrombosis concepts, and covers normal hematopoiesis through diseases of erythroid, myeloid, lymphoid, and megakaryocytic origins. Easy to follow and understand, this book also covers key topics including: working in a hematology lab; complementary testing areas such as flow cytometry, cytogenetics, and molecular diagnostics; the parts and functions of the cell; and laboratory testing of blood cells and body fluid cells.

Key Features

  • UPDATED nearly 700 full-color illustrations and photomicrographs make it easier for you to visualize hematology concepts and show what you’ll encounter in the lab, with images appearing near their mentions in the text to minimize flipping pages back and forth.
  • UPDATED content throughout text reflects latest information on hematology.
  • Instructions for lab procedures include sources of possible errors along with comments.
  • Hematology instruments are described, compared, and contrasted.
  • Case studies in each chapter provide opportunities to apply hematology concepts to real-life scenarios.
  • Hematology/hemostasis reference ranges are listed on the inside front and back covers for quick reference.
  • A bulleted summary makes it easy for you to review the important points in every chapter.
  • Learning objectives begin each chapter and indicate what you should achieve, with review questions appearing at the end.
  • A glossary of key terms makes it easy to find and learn definitions.

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Introduction to Hematology
    1. An Overview of Clinical Laboratory Hematology
    2. Quality Assurance in Hematology and Hemostasis Testing

    Part II: Blood Cell Production, Structure, and Function
    3. Cellular Structure and Function
    4. Hematopoiesis
    5. Erythrocyte Production and Destruction
    6. Erythrocyte Metabolism and Membrane Structure and Function
    7. Hemoglobin Metabolism
    8. Iron Kinetics and Laboratory Assessment
    9. Leukocyte Development, Kinetics, and Functions
    10. Platelet Production, Structure, and Function

    Part III: Laboratory Evaluation of Blood Cells
    11. Manual, Semiautomated, and Point-of-Care Testing and Hematology
    12. Automated Blood Cell Analysis
    13. Examination of the Peripheral Blood Film and Correlation with the Complete Blood Count
    14. Bone Marrow Examination
    15. Body Fluid Analysis in the Hematology Laboratory

    Part IV: Erythrocyte Disorders
    16. Anemias: Red Blood Cell Morphology and Approach to Diagnosis
    17. Disorders of Iron Kinetics and Heme Metabolism
    18. Anemias Caused by Defects of DNA Metabolism
    19. Bone Marrow Failure
    20. Introduction to Increased Destruction of Erythrocytes
    21. Intrinsic Defects Leading to Increased Erythrocyte Destruction
    22. Extrinsic Defects Leading to Increased Erythrocyte Destruction-- Nonimmune Causes
    23. Extrinsic Defects Leading to Increased Erythrocyte Destruction-- Immune Causes
    24. Hemoglobinopathies (Structural Defects in Hemoglobin)
    25. Thalassemias

    Part V: Leukocyte Disorders
    26. Non-Malignant Leukocyte Disorders
    27. Intro to Hematologic Malignancies
    28. Flow Cytometric Analysis in Hematologic Disorders
    29. Molecular Diagnostics in the Clinical Laboratory
    30. Cytogenetics
    31. Acute Leukemias
    32. Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
    33. Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    34. Mature Lymphoid Neoplasms

    Part VI: Hemostasis and Thrombosis
    35. Normal Hemostasis and Coagulation
    36. Hemorrhagic Disorders and Laboratory Assessment
    37. Qualitative Disorders of Platelets and Vasculature
    38. Thrombocytopenia and Thrombocytosis
    39. Thrombotic Disorders and Laboratory Assessment
    40. Antithrombotic Therapies and Their Laboratory Assessment
    41. Laboratory Evaluation of Hemostasis
    42. Hemostasis and Coagulation Instrumentation

    Part VII: Hematology and Hemostasis in Selected Populations
    43. Hematology and Hemostasis in the Pediatric, Geriatric, and Pregnant Populations

    List of Abbreviations and Formulas

Product details

  • No. of pages: 904
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Saunders 2019
  • Published: November 19, 2013
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323530453
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323549639

About the Authors

Elaine Keohane

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Health-Related Professions Newark, New Jersey

Catherine Otto

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Clinical Laboratory and Medical Imaging Sciences, School of Health Professions, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Newark, New Jersey

Jeanine Walenga

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery and Pathology Clinical Coagulation Laboratory Director Loyola University Medical Center Maywood, Illinois

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