Pedro A. de Alarcón, Eric J. Werner, J. Lawrence Naiman
Cambridge University Press
Written by practising physicians specializing in pediatric hematology, neonatology, immunology, pediatric infectious disease and transfusion medicine, this is a practical guide to the pathogenesis, recognition and management of hematologic problems in the neonate. The focus is on clinical issues encountered by pediatric specialists, and there are chapters devoted to disorders of leukocytes, platelets, procoagulant and anticoagulant proteins, and disorders of red blood cells. Neonatal transfusion, malignant disorders in the newborn, neonatal hemoglobinopathy screening, harvesting and storage of umbilical cord stem cells are also covered, and practical approaches to diagnosis and treatment given.