Case-Based Haematology is a brand new text that uses over 20 real patient cases to teach students and junior doctors to recognise and understand significant diseases in haematology. The book follows a problem-based learning approach.
Each case covers the history taking, examination, investigations and management of a disease. The book discusses how to diagnose and examine a patient and how to interpret test results in a clinical setting.
The book, uses colour blood films, haematology slides and patient photos to reinforce the learning and understanding.
The question and answer sections tie in the underlying science, build further knowledge and understanding, and reinforce investigative skills.
Case-Based Haematology is a perfect resource for medical students and junior doctors to use in their attachments and is a rapid reminder adn a revision aid for exams and OSCEs.
1 A tired woman with iron deficiency,
2 A tanned man with diabetes mellitus,
3 A cranky lady with jaundice,
4 A young man with weight loss and diarrhoea,
5 A young man with abdominal pain and jaundice,
6 An elderly man unable to bring his dog for a walk,
7 A young Nigerian man with shortness or breath and anaemia,
8 A young girl from Sardinia with Thalassamia,
9 A young boy with a sore throat and bleeding gums,
10 A football player who was dropped from the team,
11 A middle age man who cannot button his shirt collar,
12 A man with fatigue and a sore throat,
13 A farmer with a broken rib,
14 A medical student who complained of bone pain following alcohol ingestion,
15 A woman with discomfort under her right arm,
16 A red faced man with a 'smoker's cough',
17 A young girl who suddenly started bruising,
18 Delivery of a baby boy that went wrong,
19 A young girl with chest pain following a long plane journey,
20 Doctor will I get an infection from a blood transfusion?,