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Blood and Circulatory Disorders Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817168
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817166
  • DDC: 616.1
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Overview

Provides basic consumer health information about blood and circulatory system function, various circulatory disorders, and treatment options. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.<\P>

Table of Contents

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