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December 1964

Blutkrankheiten im Kindesalter.

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The Children's Orthopedic Hospital and Medical Center 4800 Sand Point Way, NE Seattle, Wash 98105

 

Padiatrische Fortbildungskurse. Vol 11-12. By E. Rossi. Price, $7.00. Pp 158, with 41 illustrations, 25 tabulations. S. Karger, A. G., c/o Albert J. Phiebig, American Representative of Foreign Publishers, Box 352, White Plains, NY 10602, 1964.

Am J Dis Child. 1964;108(6):701. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1964.02090010703023

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Abstract

This volume, the latest in Karger's series of "Postgraduate Courses in Pediatrics," consists of nine short reviews of selected topics pertinent to pediatric hematology, each by a recognized authority in the field. The scope of the contents is best presented by listing the subjects and authors:

  1. Leukemias of Childhood, J. Bernard.

  2. Lymphocytosis and Lymphopenia in Children, C. Gasser.

  3. Metabolic Abnormalities of the Erythrocyte, K. Betke.

  4. Morphogenesis of Erythrocytes as a Basis for Classification of Anemias, H. Weicker.

  5. Mechanisms of Hemolysis, M. Jeannet.

  6. Aplastic Anemias, U. Bucher.

  7. Structural Abnormalities of Human Hemoglobin, O Tönz.

  8. Platelet Function, E. F. Lüscher.

  9. Thrombocytopenia in Children, E. Gugler.

Clearly it was not the intention of the editor to make this a comprehensive textbook of pediatric hematology. Erythroblastosis and serologic problems are among the topics conspicuously missing from the volume. Most of the papers are selective within

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