Health Reference Series: Blood and Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-585-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 27
Book Status: Available
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Blood and Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook, Fifth Edition offers facts about blood function and composition, the maintenance of a healthy circulatory system, and the types of concerns that arise when processes go awry.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part I: Understanding the Blood and Circulatory System
    • Chapter 1—Blood Function and Composition
    • Chapter 2—Blood Groups
    • Chapter 3—Donating and Preserving Blood
    • Chapter 4—Blood Circulatory System
    • Chapter 5—Maintaining a Healthy Circulatory System
    • Chapter 6—How Aging Affects the Heart
    • Part II: Blood Disorders
    • Chapter 7—Anemia
    • Chapter 8—Hemochromatosis
    • Chapter 9—Leukemia
    • Chapter 10—Lymphoma
    • Chapter 11—Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Chapter 12—Plasma Cell Disorders
    • Chapter 13—Rh Incompatibility
    • Chapter 14—White Blood Cell Disorders
    • Part III: Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
    • Chapter 15—What Are Hereditary Bleeding and Clotting Disorders?
    • Chapter 16—Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding
    • Chapter 17—Hemophilia
    • Chapter 18—Von Willebrand Disease
    • Chapter 19—Factor V Leiden
    • Chapter 20—Prothrombin Thrombophilia
    • Chapter 21—Factor Deficiencies
    • Chapter 22—Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
    • Chapter 23—Bruises
    • Chapter 24—Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome
    • Chapter 25—Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
    • Chapter 26—Hypercoagulation
    • Chapter 27—Thrombocytopenia
    • Chapter 28—Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    • Chapter 29—Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    • Part IV: Circulatory Disorders
    • Chapter 30—Blood Pressure Disorders
    • Chapter 31—Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chapter 32—Coronary Artery and Heart Disease
    • Chapter 33—Stroke
    • Chapter 34—Renal Artery Stenosis
    • Chapter 35—Peripheral Vascular Disease
    • Chapter 36—Fibromuscular Dysplasia
    • Chapter 37—Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Chapter 38—Vascular Birthmarks: Hemangiomas and Vascular Malformations
    • Chapter 39—Vasculitis
    • Chapter 40—Klippel-Trénaunay Syndrome
    • Chapter 41—Sepsis
    • Chapter 42—Venous Disorders
    • Chapter 43—Aneurysm
    • Chapter 44—Atherosclerosis
    • Part V: Diagnosing and Treating Blood and Circulatory Disorders
    • Chapter 45—Blood Tests
    • Chapter 46—Bone Marrow Tests
    • Chapter 47—Bleeding and Clotting Tests
    • Chapter 48—Tests Used in the Assessment of Vascular Disease
    • Chapter 49—Commonly Used Medications for Cardiovascular Health
    • Chapter 50—Iron Supplements for Anemia
    • Chapter 51—Blood Transfusion
    • Chapter 52—Blood-Forming Stem Cell Transplants
    • 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