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Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders

McGraw-Hill Medical
Publication date: December 2010
ISBN: 9780071713771
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A concise full-color review of the mechanisms of blood diseases and disorders – based on a Harvard Medical School hematology course

"This is a superb book. Deceptively small, yet packs a wallop. The emphasis on principles instead of practice is welcome....The text is clear, concise, and surprisingly approachable for what could have been a very dense and dry discussion. I could not put this book down and read it entirely in one sitting. When was the last time anyone found a hematology textbook so riveting?"--Doody's Review Service

Hematological Pathophysiology is a well-illustrated, easy-to-absorb introduction to the physiological principles underlying the regulation and function of blood cells and hemostasis, as well as the pathophysiologic mechanisms responsible for the development of blood disorders. Featuring a strong emphasis on key principles, the book covers diagnosis and management primarily within a framework of pathogenesis.

Authored by world-renowned clinician/educators at Harvard Medical School, Hematological Pathophysiology features content and organization based on a hematology course offered to second year students at that school. The book is logically divided into four sections: Anemias and Disorders of the Red Blood Cell, Disorders of Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Disorders of Leukocytes, and Transfusion Medicine; it opens with an important overview of blood and hematopoietic tissues.


  • Succinct, to-the-point coverage that reflects current medical education
  • More than 200 full-color photographs and renderings of disease mechanisms and blood diseases
  • Each chapter includes learning objectives and self-assessment questions
  • Numerous tables and diagrams encapsulate important information
  • Incorporates the feedback of 180 Harvard medical students who reviewed the first draft -- so you know you’re studying the most relevant material possible
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Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders PDF (Adobe DRM) download by Jon C. Aster
McGraw-Hill Medical, December 2010
ISBN: 9780071713771
EAN:  9780071713771
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List Price: $73.00 eBook price: $68.99
Pathophysiology of Blood Disorders ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Jon C. Aster
McGraw-Hill Medical, January 2011
ISBN: 9780071713771
EAN:  2370006226093
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List Price: $73.00 eBook price: $68.99