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Published: 12 April 2021

816 Pages


ISBN: 9780198826095

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Third Edition

Gary Moore, Gavin Knight, and Andrew Blann

Fundamentals of Biomedical Science

  • A blend of science theory and biomedical science practice make this series ideal for those seeking both the knowledge and skills to become proficient Biomedical Scientists.
  • Case studies enrich the text and emphasise clinical relevance.
  • Self-test and discussion questions, with answers provided online, encourage students to analyse the text and develop their problem solving skills.
  • This fully updated third edition builds on the excellence that won the previous edition the Royal Society of Biology's Undergraduate Textbook Prize.
  • The online resources to accompany Haematology include multiple choice questions to test understanding, a Journal Club which provides discussion questions for relevant research papers and answers to case study and self-check questions. Students and lecturers will also have access to the FBMS series online resources, which feature video interviews with practicing biomedical scientists and 'in the lab' footage showing biomedical techniques.
  • Also available as an ebook with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support.

New to this Edition:

  • An extensive revision of content to ensure the book reflects the most up-to-date research in the field.
  • New sections on a diagnostic algorithm for bleeding disorders, laboratory parameters to distinguish between DIC, TTP and HUS, and haemostatic complications of mechanical circulatory support make the text a truly comprehensive resource.
  • Extended coverage of the molecular genetics of haemopoiesis and erythropoiesis, the macrophage, iron mis-regulation, alloimmune and hereditary xerocytosis, and monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis.
  • Six new case studies, grounding the content within the context of clinical and biomedical practice.
  • Updated online resources including new multiple choice questions to test your knowledge and a Journal Club to refine your skills in comprehending and critically analysing key research papers.
  • Fully revised Haemato-oncology section to represent the latest World Health Organisation guidance.

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