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Blood Cells: A Practical Guide Hardcover – July 5, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-1405142656 ISBN-10: 1405142650 Edition: 4th

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 486 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 4 edition (July 5, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1405142650
  • ISBN-13: 978-1405142656
  • Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 1.1 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,432,347 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"You can't get much better than this book. Get it and chain it toyour bookshelf. An unchained copy is guaranteed to "walk" -- thisbook is that good."
Doody Enterprises Inc

"It is indeed a practical and excellent guide, which will be avery relevant resource and contribute to setting the standard indaily practice and training of haematology for many years tocome."
European Journal of Haematology

From the Back Cover

Blood Cells has been written with both the practisinghaematologist and the trainee in mind. It aims to provide a guidefor use in the diagnostic haematology laboratory, covering methodsof collection of blood specimens, blood film preparation andstaining, the principles of manual and automated blood counts andthe assessment of the morphological features of blood cells. Thepractising haematologist should find this book sufficientlycomprehensive to be a reference source while, at the same time, thetrainee haematologist and biomedical scientist should find it astraightforward and practical bench manual.

Enables both the haematologist and laboratory scientist toidentify blood cell features, from the most common to the moreobscure

  • Provides essential information on methods of collection, bloodfilm preparation and staining, together with the principles ofmanual and automated blood counts

  • Completely revised and updated, incorporating much newlypublished information: now includes advice on further tests when aspecific diagnosis is suspected

  • Four hundred high quality photographs to aid with blood cellidentification

  • Highlights the purpose and clinical relevance of haematologylaboratory tests throughout

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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful By sameergosavi on May 27, 2000
Format: Paperback
excellent book by BARBARA BAIN.the illustrations are just fantastic.even better is the lucid and specific description.
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