hemophilia and hemostasis a case based approach to management

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Hemophilia And Hemostasis

Author : Alice D. Ma
ISBN : 9781118439302
Genre : Medical
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There is a general need amongst healthcare professionals for practical advice on the management of patients with bleeding disorders. This book is an essential resource for all those working in the fields of coagulation, hemostasis and thrombosis. It covers the major cases one might encounter in diagnosing, managing and treating hemophilia and hemostasis. It provides a practical and informative guide to the broad range of topics concerning both bleeding and clotting disorders. The book is divided into major chapter sections depending on the type of bleeding disorder it fits into. Each chapter includes a brief overview of the disorder covering: history of the disorder; molecular basis of the disorder; class presentation; genetics; current laboratory tests and monitoring. Cases associated with each disorder are presented alongside practical questions and answers from a wide range of contributors. As practice can vary from center to center, controversial areas are clearly marked and discussed throughout. New to this edition: coverage of the newer techniques; newer treatment modalities; new oral anticoagulants; update on hemophilia management; more on ITP and greater coverage of new cases as suggested by reviewers.

Haemophilia And Haemostasis

Author : Harold R. Roberts
ISBN : 9780470766439
Genre : Medical
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This unique book covers the major cases one might encounter in diagnosing, managing and treating haemophilia. It will provide a practical and informative guide to the broad range of topics concerning both bleeding and clotting disorders. Haemophilia and Haemostasis: A Case-based Approach to Management is divided into major chapter sections by disorder. Each chapter contains questions and cases that were originally submitted to the online Haemostasis-forum (previously Haemophilia-forum). Cases and questions associated with each disorder are presented alongside practical answers from a wide range of international contributors. Practical, clinical questions, answered by the world's leading experts All case studies gathered from the Archives of the Haemostasis/Haemophilia Forum – 1997-2006 Covers haemophilia, Von Willebrand Disease and many other bleeding and clotting disorders Over 80 case studies with practical answers To reflect varying practice, controversial areas will be clearly marked and discussed throughout Whether you are a practising clinician or trainee in haematology, working in the fields of coagulation, haemostasis or thrombosis, or any other health care professional working in a haemophilia centre, this book will provide practical clinical answers to aid in your day to day patient care.

Quality In Laboratory Hemostasis And Thrombosis

Author : Steve Kitchen
ISBN : 9781118543498
Genre : Medical
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The hemostasis laboratory has a vital role in the diagnosis and management of patients with familial and acquired haemorrhagic and thrombotic disorders. Its role in the monitoring of traditional anticoagulant therapy, as well as therapy using new anticoagulants, presents new challenges to the laboratory. This new edition addresses these important issues, as well as international guidelines for testing, the development of international standard materials, management of haemostasis testing from the laboratory to the point-of-care, and molecular genetic testing.

Textbook Of Hemophilia

Author : Christine A. Lee
ISBN : 9781444347708
Genre : Medical
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The Textbook of Hemophilia has become a definitive resource for all those managing hemophilia patients. It covers all the common and rare bleeding disorders, both in terms of clinical management as well as the genetic, laboratory, financial and psychological aspects. This second edition covers all the latest developments in the field of hemophilia, with new chapters on: the genetic and molecular basis of inherited blood disorders how to manage adolescent and older patients emergency medicine and inherited blood disorders national hemophilia databases Drawing on the vast experience of the authors, the aim of this textbook remains the same - to improve the care of patients suffering from hemophilia. The book is full of detailed guidance and advice on everyday clinical questions making it invaluable to all trainee and practicing hematologists.

Essential Guide To Blood Coagulation

Author : Jovan P. Antovic
ISBN : 9781118327661
Genre : Medical
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Thrombotic and bleeding disorders affect at least 10 million people in the US alone. There has also been a great deal of concern over travel-related deep vein thrombosis and therefore much more interest and research into the field of blood clotting. This new and concise practical guide will cover all the essentials one needs to know when managing thrombotic and bleeding disorders. The field of haematology is undergoing major advances in thrombosis research, including significant additions to recommended treatment protocols. The Essential Guide to Coagulation will distil the most clinically, up-to-date and relevant material from the literature for all those working in the field. Faced with a bleeding patient, it may be difficult to discern whether blood loss is due to a local factor or secondary to an underlying haemostatic defect. There are a range of simple and specialized laboratory texts which can be performed to further define the cause of bleeding in a patient. Since the first edition there have been many developments in the field including many new anticoagulant drugs. These new classes of "direct thrombin inhibitors" slow the coagulation cascade by directly binding to thrombin, a clotting factor essential in the clotting process. If thrombin is blocked, clot formation is delayed. A key component of this guide will be the latest treatment strategies available for patients.

Coagulation Disorders

Author : Michael Laposata, MD, PhD
ISBN : 9781617050220
Genre : Medical
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A Doody's Core Title 2012 Each day pathologists are faced with ordering laboratory tests with which they are unfamiliar. An incorrectly ordered test or error in interpreting test results can lead to mistakes that compromise patient safety. Coagulation Disorders is designed to show clinical pathologists, lab managers, medical technologists, and residents how to avoid common errors in test selection and result interpretation in diagnostic coagulation. Utilizing a case-based approach, each chapter features a concise overview of a major diagnosis, with multiple illustrative cases, and then a list of recommended standards of care pertinent to the problem. Just as it is essential for the practitioner in the diagnosis of bleeding and thrombotic disorders to know the appropriate course of action to establish a diagnosis or to appropriately treat a patient, it is equally essential to also know what not to do. Avoiding the mistakes is a critical first step to optimizing patient outcome and maximizing patient safety. Features of Coagulation Disorders include: An emphasis on identifying established, evidence-based standards in coagulation testing Actual case illustrations of commonly seen errors as well as the result of those errors on patient outcome and laboratory management Examples of errors which compromise patient safety across all major areas of laboratory medicine Pocket-sized for portability About the Series A key issue for every laboratory and individual laboratory practitioner is the assessment of risk and a current working knowledge of the standards of care established for diagnostic testing via guidelines, major studies and trials. The Diagnostic Standards of Care series presents common errors associated with diagnoses in clinical pathology, using case examples to illustrate effective analysis based on current evidence and standards. In addition to being practical diagnostic guides, each volume demonstrates the use of quality assurance and the role of the pathologist in ensuring quality and patient safety.

Textbook Of Clinical Pediatrics

Author : A. Y. Elzouki
ISBN : 9783642022012
Genre : Medical
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The new edition of this classic reference offers a problem-based approach to pediatric diseases. It encompasses almost all pediatric subspecialties and covers every pediatric disease and organ system. It includes case studies and over 750 lavish illustrations.

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