Rodak's Hematology Clinical Principles and Applications


Introduction to Hematology

CHAPTER 1. An overview of clinical laboratory hematology

CHAPTER 2. Safety in the hematology laboratory

CHAPTER 3. Blood specimen collection

CHAPTER 4. Care and use of the microscope

CHAPTER 5. Quality assurance in hematology and hemostasis testing

Blood Cell Production, Structure, and Function

CHAPTER 6. Cellular structure and function

CHAPTER 7. Hematopoiesis

CHAPTER 8. Erythrocyte production and destruction

CHAPTER 9. Erythrocyte metabolism and membrane structure and function

CHAPTER 10. Hemoglobin metabolism

CHAPTER 11. Iron kinetics and laboratory assessment

CHAPTER 12. Leukocyte development, kinetics, and functions

CHAPTER 13. Platelet production, structure, and function

Laboratory Evaluation of Blood Cells

CHAPTER 14. Manual, semiautomated, and point-of-care testing in hematology

CHAPTER 15. Automated blood cell analysis

CHAPTER 16. Examination of the peripheral blood film and correlation with the complete blood count

CHAPTER 17. Bone marrow examination

CHAPTER 18. Body fluid analysis in the hematology laboratory

Erythrocyte Disorders

CHAPTER 19. Anemias: Red blood cell morphology and approach to diagnosis

CHAPTER 20. Disorders of iron kinetics and heme metabolism

CHAPTER 21. Anemias caused by defects of DNA metabolism

CHAPTER 22. Bone marrow failure

CHAPTER 23. Introduction to increased destruction of erythrocytes

CHAPTER 24. Intrinsic defects leading to increased erythrocyte destruction

CHAPTER 25. Extrinsic defects leading to increased erythrocyte destruction-nonimmune causes

CHAPTER 26. Extrinsic defects leading to increased erythrocyte destruction-immune causes

CHAPTER 27. Hemoglobinopathies (structural defects in hemoglobin)

CHAPTER 28. Thalassemias

Leukocyte Disorders

CHAPTER 29. Nonmalignant leukocyte disorders

CHAPTER 30. Cytogenetics

CHAPTER 31. Molecular diagnostics in hematopathology

CHAPTER 32. Flow cytometric analysis in hematologic disorders

CHAPTER 33. Myeloproliferative neoplasms

CHAPTER 34. Myelodysplastic syndromes

CHAPTER 35. Acute leukemias

CHAPTER 36. Mature lymphoid neoplasms

Hemostasis and Thrombosis

CHAPTER 37. Normal hemostasis and coagulation

CHAPTER 38. Hemorrhagic disorders and laboratory assessment

CHAPTER 39. Thrombotic disorders and laboratory assessment

CHAPTER 40. Thrombocytopenia and thrombocytosis

CHAPTER 41. Qualitative disorders of platelets and vasculature

CHAPTER 42. Laboratory evaluation of hemostasis

CHAPTER 43. Antithrombotic therapies and their laboratory assessment

CHAPTER 44. Hemostasis and coagulation instrumentation

Hematology and Hemostasis in Selected Populations

CHAPTER 45. Pediatric and geriatric hematology and hemostasis