Health Reference Series: Blood & Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Judd, Sandra J.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1476-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 25
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information about blood and circulatory system function, various circulatory disorders, and treatment options

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Understanding Blood and the Circulatory System
  • Chapter 1—Blood Function and Composition
  • Chapter 2-Blood Types
  • Chapter 3—Donating and Preserving Blood
  • Section 3.1—Blood Donation Overview
  • Section 3.2—Apheresis
  • Section 3.3-Cord Blood Banking
  • Chapter 4—Maintaining a Healthy Circulatory System
  • Chapter 5—How Aging Affects the Heart and Blood vessels
  • Part II: Diagnosing and Treating Blood and Circulatory Disorders
  • Chapter 6-Blood Tests
  • Section 6.1-Blood Typing
  • Section 6.2—Complete Blood Count
  • Section 6.3-Fibrinogen Test
  • Section 6.4—Reticulocyte Count
  • Chapter 7—Bone Marrow Tests
  • Chapter 8—Bleeding and Clotting Tests
  • Section 8.1-Bleeding Time
  • Section 8.2—Partial Thromboplastin Time
  • Chapter 9—Tests Used in the Assessment of Vascular Disease
  • Chapter 10—Commonly Used Medications for Cardiovascular Health
  • Section 10.1-Blood Thinner Pills: Your Guide to Using Them Safely
  • Section 10.2—Facts about Using Aspirin
  • Section 10.3—Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Agents
  • Chapter 11—Commonly Used Medications for Anemia
  • Section 11.1—Iron Supplements
  • Section 11.2—Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents
  • Chapter 12—Blood Transfusion
  • Chapter 13—Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplants
  • Chapter 14—Chelation Therapy
  • Part III: Blood Disorders
  • Chapter 15—Anemia
  • Section 15.1—Anemia: An Overview
  • Section 15.2—Anemia of Chronic Disease
  • Section 15.3—Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Section 15.4—Fanconi Anemia
  • Section 15.5—Biermer Disease (Pernicious Anemia)
  • Section 15.6—Hemoglobin E Disease
  • Chapter 16—Hemolytic Anemia
  • Section 16.1-Sickle Cell Disease
  • Section 16.2—Thalassemia
  • Section 16.3—Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Section 16.4—Iron-Deficiency Anemia
  • Chapter 17—Hemochromatosis
  • Chapter 18—Leukemia
  • Section 18.1—Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Section 18.2—Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
  • Section 18.3-Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Section 18.4—Childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Section 18.5 —Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Section 18.6—Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Section 18.7-Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Chapter 19—Lymphoma
  • Section 19.1-AIDS-Related Lymphoma
  • Section 19.2—Adult Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Section 19.3—Adult Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Section 19.4—Childhood Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Section 19.5—Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Section 19.6—Mycosis Fungoides and the Sézary Syndrome
  • Section 19.7-Primary CNS Lymphoma
  • Section 19.8—Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia
  • Chapter 20—Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Section 20.1—Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Section 20.2—Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
  • Section 20.3—Primary Myelofibrosis
  • Section 20.4—Polycythemia Vera
  • Section 20.5—Thrombocythemia and Thrombocytosis
  • Chapter 21—Plasma Cell Disorders
  • Section 21.1—Amyloidosis
  • Section 21.2—Cryoglobulinemia
  • Section 21.3—Gamma Heavy Chain Disease
  • Section 21.4—Plasma Cell Neoplasms
  • Chapter 22—Rh Incompatibility
  • Chapter 23—White Blood Cell Disorders
  • Section 23.1—Hypereosinophilic Disorders
  • Section 23.2—Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
  • Section 23.3—Lymphocytopenia
  • Section 23.4—Neutropenia
  • Part IV: Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
  • Chapter 24—What Are Hereditary Bleeding and Clotting Disorders?
  • Chapter 25—Hemophilia
  • Chapter 26-Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)
  • Chapter 27—Factor V Leiden (Thrombophilia)
  • Chapter 28—Factor Deficiencies
  • Section 28.1-Factor V Deficiency
  • Section 28.2—Hemophilia A (Factor VIII Deficiency)
  • Section 28.3—Hemophilia B (Factor IX Deficiency)
  • Section 28.4-Factor X Deficiency
  • Section 28.5-Factor XI Deficiency
  • Chapter 29—Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  • Chapter 30-Bruises
  • Chapter 31—Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
  • Chapter 32—Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Chapter 33—Hypercoagulation
  • Section 33.1-Excessive Blood Clotting
  • Section 33.2—Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism (DVT/PE)
  • Section 33.3—Preventing and Treating Blood Clots
  • Section 33.4—Prothrombin Thrombophilia
  • Chapter 34—Thrombocytopenia
  • Chapter 35—Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Chapter 36—Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Chapter 37—Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding
  • Part V: Circulatory Disorders
  • Chapter 38—Aneurysm
  • Chapter 39—Arteritis
  • Section 39.1—Takayasu Arteritis
  • Section 39.2-Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Chapter 40—Atherosclerosis
  • Chapter 41—Blood Pressure Disorders
  • Section 41.1—Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Section 41.2—Portal Hypertension
  • Section 41.3—Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
  • Section 41.4—Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)
  • Section 41.5—Cardiogenic Shock
  • Section 41.6—Syncope (Fainting)
  • Chapter 42—Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chapter 43—Coronary Artery and Heart Disease
  • Section 43.1—Coronary Artery Disease
  • Section 43.2-Angina
  • Section 43.3-Heart Attack
  • Chapter 44—Fibromuscular Dysplasia
  • Chapter 45—Klippel-Trénaunay Syndrome
  • Chapter 46—Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Section 46.1—Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Section 46.2—Buerger Disease
  • Section 46.3—Raynaud Phenomenon
  • Section 46.4—Erythromelalgia
  • Chapter 47—Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Chapter 48—Sepsis
  • Chapter 49-Stroke
  • Chapter 50—Vascular Birthmarks: Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations
  • Chapter 51—Vasculitis
  • Chapter 52—Venous Disorders
  • Section 52.1—Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Section 52.2—Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Section 52.3—Varicose Veins
  • Part VI: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 53—Glossary of Terms Related to Blood and Circulatory Disorders
  • Chapter 54—Directory of Resources Related to Blood and Circulatory Disorders