eBook Blood Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0780811968
  • ISBN-13: 9780780811966
  • DDC: 616.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 619 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released December 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Blood and Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook, Third 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. It discusses the diagnosis and treatment of many common blood cell disorders, bleeding disorders, and circulatory disorders, including anemia, hemochromatosis, leukemia, lymphoma, hemophilia, hypercoagulation, thrombophilia, atherosclerosis, blood pressure irregularities, coronary artery and heart disease, and peripheral vascular disease. Blood donation, cord blood banking, blood transfusions, and bone marrow and stem cell transplants are also discussed. The book concludes with a glossary of related terms and a list of resources for further help and information.