Presents a comprehensive picture of care, including diagnostic, therapeutic, and psychosocial aspects. The contributors cover basic science and epidemiological aspects of the public health challenge, but maintain a focus on the day to day issues encountered in dealing with affected people. Containing clear, practical advice, this text is an essential, practical resource to bridge the gap between expensive reference texts and smaller manuals. Practical Management of Haemoglobinopathies is an ideal for; Trainees and residents in haematology Hematologists in practice Healthcare professionals treating those with sickle cell disease and thalassaemia Why Buy This Book? Deals with practical problems encountered in the comprehensive care of affected individuals Each chapter written by an expert in the field Comprehensive coverage of basic science, laboratory diagnosis, psychosocial support and community careWhen a beta chain variant is present, these proportions alter such that heterozygosity for a beta chain mutation will result in approximately 40% variant haemoglobin detected. Figure 2.2(d) shows a Biorad Variant HPLC analysis plot for ananbsp;...
|Title||:||Practical Management of Haemoglobinopathies|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15|