Haematology

Learn about the components of blood, how they are analysed and the different pathologies associated with the blood and haematopoietic system.
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1. Haematopoiesis and the Spleen

Understand the process of haematopoiesis, the development of the main blood cell types as well as the function of the spleen and the causes & clinical significance of splenomegaly and hyposplenism.

2. Full Blood Count and Bloodfilms

Understand what it means to have a "normal" result, the reasons as to why results may be "abnormal", how blood is analysed, why and how you would do a blood count and be able to describe a blood film using the appropriate terminology.

3. Anaemias

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4. Iron Metabolism, Vitamin B12 and Folate

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5. Haemaglobinopathies

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6. When Haematopoiesis goes wrong

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7. Haematology in Systemic Disease

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