Textbook of Hemophilia: Edition 2

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The Textbook of Hemophilia has become a definitive resourcefor all those managing hemophilia patients. It covers all thecommon and rare bleeding disorders, both in terms of clinicalmanagement as well as the genetic, laboratory, financial andpsychological aspects.

This second edition covers all the latest developments in thefield of hemophilia, with new chapters on:

  • the genetic and molecular basis of inherited blooddisorders
  • 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 thistextbook remains the same - to improve the care of patientssuffering from hemophilia. The book is full of detailed guidanceand advice on everyday clinical questions making it invaluable toall trainee and practicing hematologists.

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About the author

Christine A. Lee MA, MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath
Emeritus Professor of Haemophilia, University of London;
Honorary Consultant Haematologist, Oxford Haemophilia &Thrombosis Centre, Oxford, UK

Erik E. Berntorp MD, PhD
Professor of Haemophilia, Lund University,  Malmö Centrefor Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Skåne University Hospital,Malmö, Sweden

W. Keith Hoots MD
Director, Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, National Heart,Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda,MD;
Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, University of TexasMedical School at Houston,
Houston, TX, USA

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Jul 5, 2011
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