By Philip Lanzkowsky, Jeffrey M. Lipton, Jonathan D. Fish
Lanzkowsky’s guide of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 6th Edition, is a entire booklet on sufferer administration, replete with algorithms and move diagrams on prognosis and administration. Reflecting the huge advances within the therapy and administration of hematologic and oncologic ailments in young children, the 6th variation of this profitable scientific handbook has been completely up-to-date to include all present remedy protocols, new medications, and administration ways. Its concise and easy-to-read structure will allow readers to make actual diagnoses and allow them to regard sufferers with no need to reference better clinical textbooks.
Based at the new criteria of genetic class and prognostic info that experience arisen long ago 5 years, the 6th variation comprises new chapters (Diagnostic, Molecular, and Genomic Methodologies for the Hematologist, Transfusion medication) and several other new extended chapters that have been formerly sections in consolidated chapters (Myelodysplasia, Myeloid Leukemias, Lymphoid Leukemias, Hemolytic Anemia, and issues of Coagulation).
- Presents a concise, systematic method of all pediatric hematologic and oncologic problems in a single manual
- Offers a substitute for greater references which basically conceal both oncologic or hematologic issues in two times as many pages
- Presents an easy-to-read structure: a number of tables, charts, and flow-diagrams for analysis and administration of pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders
- Includes 2 new chapters and several other improved chapters: Diagnostic, Molecular and Genomic Methodologies for the Hematologist, Transfusion medication, Myelodysplasia, Myeloid Leukemias, and Lymphoid Leukemias
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Lanzkowsky's Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology by Philip Lanzkowsky, Jeffrey M. Lipton, Jonathan D. Fish