Haematology and immunity problems

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Haematology and immunity problems

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The blood - Immune protection in children - Anaemia - Sickle cell disease (SCD) - Management of sickle cell disease - Haemophilia - Henoch-Schnölein purpura - Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) - Thalassaemia - Thrombocytopenia - HIV infection - Primary deficiencies of the innate immune system in children - Antibody deficiencies in children - Severe combined immunodeficiencies (SCIDs) in children - Care of the immunosuppressed child

Chapter.  6325 words. 

Subjects: Paediatrics

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