Comprehensive in scope and thoroughly up to date, Wintrobe’s Clinical Hematology, 15th Edition, combines the biology and pathophysiology of hematology as well as the diagnosis and treatment of commonly encountered hematological disorders. Editor-in-chief Dr. Robert T. Means, Jr., along with a team of expert section editors and contributing authors, provide authoritative, in-depth information on the biology and pathophysiology of lymphomas, leukemias, platelet destruction, and other hematological disorders as well as the procedures for diagnosing and treating them. Packed with more than 1,500 tables and figures throughout, this trusted text is an indispensable reference for hematologists, oncologists, residents, nurse practitioners, and pathologists.
- Provides expert coverage of new topics, including COVID-19, palliative care and survivorship, transitioning from pediatric to adult care, and ethical issues in hematology such as management of individuals with religious/cultural objections to transfusion
- Integrates WHO classifications of hematologic neoplasms and the latest knowledge in genetics and genomics, and includes focused chapters on hematopoietic cell transplantation, gene therapy, and immunotherapy
- Emphasizes four components of diagnosis: the morphology of the peripheral smear, bone marrow, lymph nodes, and other tissues; flow cytometry; cytogenetics; and molecular markers and mutations
- Offers fresh perspectives from new section editors Drs. John Leonard (Lymphoma) and Laura Michaelis (Leukemia/MPN), as well as numerous new contributing authors, many of whom provide international viewpoints on hematology
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