||This book on clinical hematology is from a series of resource books written by specialists for nonspecialists. The book is designed to be easy to use and covers the symptoms, investigations, treatment, and management of conditions presenting in day-to-day practice. The book includes fifteen chapters covering iron deficiency anemia, macrocytic anemias, hereditary anemias, polycythemia, essential thrombocythemia and myelofibrosis, chronic myeloid leukemia, the acute leukemias, platelet disorders, the myelodysplastic syndromes, multiple myeloma and related conditions, bleeding disorders, thrombosis and anticoagulation, lymphoproliferative disorders including chronic lymphocytic leukemia, stem cell transplantation, hematological disorders at the extremes of life, hematological emergencies, and the impact of molecular biology and gene therapy on the field of hematology. The book includes full-color photographs and illustrations. Each chapter concludes with a list of references, and a detailed subject index appears at the end of the text.