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IMMUNE HEMOLYTIC ANEMIAS (Second Edition). Lawrence D. Petz. With George Garratty. Churchill Livingstone.

This second edition of the Petz/Garratty manual serves as the authority on the identification and treatment of blood disorders. Immune, first released in 1980, has been revised and now includes background and diagnostic information on all immune hemolytic anemias, a condition in which the body’s immune system begins to prematurely destroy red blood cells. Petz and Garratty examine this phenomenon in detail, breaking down the probable causes for the condition and ways the physician can administer effective treatment. The expanded second edition also presents new information on anemia in bone marrow transplantation recipients, as well as examination on differential diagnosis in lymphoma. In short, Immune is a high-level text written for hematologists, immunologists and pathologists who confront blood disorders on a daily basis — this in depth analysis and thorough ‘dissection’ of the ways anemia impacts the myriad systems of the human body. It should be noted that primary care physicians, unless specifically dealing with anemia as a sub-specialty, will most likely not use this material enough to warrant inclusion of Immune in an office library.

However, this expanded edition is highly recommended for all medical school libraries as a reference text. Further, the text is a natural candidate for use by instructors in the fields of hematology and immunology, as Petz and Garratty have done a masterful job in delineating these afflictions in a logical, well-written and thoughtful manner.

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This entry was posted on June 28, 2013 by in Reference.
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