Completely revised for its Third Edition, this Spiral (R) Manual is a practical quick reference guide for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the blood. Coverage includes leukemias, disorders of lymph nodes, bleeding disorders, anemias, and platelet disorders. The book is organised by disease type, with several chapters broken down into discussions of specific disorders. Concise and easy to read descriptions of each disease provide clinical recommendations and essential pathophysiological information. This edition includes a new chapter on allogeneic and autologous bone marrow transplantation procedures for hematologic malignancies. All other chapters have been extensively revised and updated.