ed 3, vol 1, 684 pp, with illus, $38.50, Hamilton, Ill, Drug Intelligence Publications Inc, 1987.
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The base of information needed for a contemporary understanding of pediatric hematology, both in terms of its theoretical infrastructure as well as its practical clinical aspects, continues to expand rapidly. This now-classic text is firmly established as the main repository of this fund of information, and the newly released third edition is a welcome updating of this work.
Hematology of Infancy and Childhood has continued to be produced as a two-volume set. Most of the chapters have been thoroughly revised from the previous edition, with the entire volume being expanded by only approximately 100 pages. Despite its substantially increased price, which might well relegate this work mainly to libraries, a distinctly poorer-quality high-glare paper has unfortunately been substituted, with noticeable deterioration, especially in the clarity of reproduction of the figures and photomicrographs.
The authors who contributed to Hematology of Infancy and Childhood are among the foremost authorities in pediatric hematology,
HONIG G. Hematology of Infancy and Childhood. Am J Dis Child. 1988;142(5):515. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1988.02150050053029