Practical Hemostasis and Thrombosis, 2nd Edition
August 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
Clinicians will find useful advice for everyday questions in each specialty area as the book describes hemorrhagic and thrombotic problems in cardiology, neurology, hepatology, nephrology, oncology, obstetrics, pediatrics, intensive care and transfusion medicine.
An invaluable resource for all hematologists, trainee hematologists preparing for examinations and clinicians this book should be kept close at hand for frequent consultation
Foreword (Harold R. Roberts).
1 Basic principles underlying coagulation (Dougald M. Monroe).
2 Laboratory tests of hemostasis (Steven Kitchen and Michael Makris).
3 Laboratory evaluation and thrombophilia (Rajiv K. Pruthi and John A. Heit).
4 Molecular diagnostic approaches to hemostasis (Paula James and David Lillicrap).
5 Tests of platelet function (Paul Harrison).
6 Evaluation of the bleeding patient (Alice Ma).
7 Hemophilia A and B (Rhona M. Maclean and Michael Makris).
8 Von Willebrand disease (Giancarlo Castaman, Alberto Tosetto, and Francesco Rodeghiero).
9 The rarer inherited coagulation disorders (Paula Bolton-Maggs and Jonathan Wilde).
10 Quantitative platelet disorders (Jeremy D. Robertson, Victor S. Blanchette, and Walter H.A. Kahr).
11 Qualitative platelet disorders (Marco Cattaneo).
12 Disseminated intravascular coagulation and other microangiopathies (Raj S. Kasthuri and Nigel S. Key).
13 Venous thromboembolism (Lori-Ann Linkins and Clive Kearon).
14 Myeloproliferative neoplasms: Essential thrombocythemia, polycythemia vera, and primary myelofibrosis (Ayalew Tefferi).
15 Arterial thrombosis (Gordon D.O. Lowe and R. Campbell Tait).
16 Anticoagulation (Gualtiero Palareti and Benilde Cosmi).
17 Antiphospholipid syndrome (Henry G. Watson and Beverley J. Robertson).
18 Cardiology (Jeffrey S. Berger and Richard C. Becker).
19 Cardiothoracic surgery (Denise O’Shaughnessy and Ravi Gill).
20 Neurology (Natalie Aucutt-Walter, Valerie Jewells, and David Y. Huang).
21 Hepatology (Raj K. Patel and Roopen Arya).
22 Nephrology (Stephanie Perry and Thomas L. Ortel).
23 Oncology (Anna Falanga and Marina Marchetti).
24 Obstetrics, contraception, and estrogen replacement (Isobel D. Walker).
25 Pediatrics (Mary E. Bauman and M. Patricia Massicotte).
26 Intensive and critical care (Beverley J. Hunt).
27 Transfusion (Adrian Copplestone).
Appendix 1 Reference ranges (Steven Kitchen and Michael Makris).
Colour plate section.
Michael Makris, Senior Lecturer in Haematology,
Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Sheffield,
Denise O'Shaugnessy, formerly Director, Haematology
Laboratory, School of Medicine, Health and Biological Sciences;
Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton General
Hospital, Southampton and Blood Policy Group, Department of Health,
David Lillicrap, Professor of Hematology, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Richardson Laboratory, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
- A comprehensive yet concise and practical guide to the full range of clotting and bleeding disorders encountered in clinical practice.
- Advice to guide clinicians through the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of thrombotic and haemostatic disorders
- Each chapter follows a standard template supplemented with a mini-contents list, key points, further reading and a summary box
- Highlights controversial issues and provides advice for everyday questions