Of all the extraordinary and obscure plants that have been fermented and distilled, a few are dangerous, some are downright bizarre, and one is as ancient as dinosaurs—but each represents a unique cultural contribution to our global drinking traditions and our history.
This fascinating concoction of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology—with more than fifty drink recipes and growing tips for gardeners—will make you the most popular guest at any cocktail party.
Williams Manual of Hematology, Ninth Edition provides a quick-access summary of the epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, and therapy of blood cell and coagulation protein disorders. The 93 chapters of the Manual are a distillation of the disease- and therapy-focused chapters from the Ninth Edition of Williams Hematology. The book has been carefully edited to deliver only the most clinical point-of-care facts, making differential diagnosis faster, easier, and more efficient.
Concise but comprehensive, this complete guide includes sections on:
• Initial Clinical Evaluation
• Disorders of Red Cells
• Disorders of Granulocytes
• Disorders of Monocytes and Macrophages
• Principles of Therapy for Neoplastic Hematological Disorders
• The Clonal Myeloid Disorders
• The Polyclonal Lymphoid Diseases
• The Clonal Lymphoid and Plasma Cell Diseases
• Disorders of Platelet and Hemostasis
• Disorders of Coagulation Proteins
• Thrombosis and Antithrombotic Therapy
• Transfusion and Hemapheresis