Health Reference Series: Blood and Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook

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

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1715-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 27
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Dec 2020
Table of Contents

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