Clinical Hematology

This course is concerned with the blood tests performed in the hematology section of the laboratory. The purpose of these tests is to aid the physician in diagnosis. Thus, these tests are important and often essential to the health and life of the patient. Thorough study of these lessons should enable you to better fulfill your role in health care.

Here are some suggestions that may be helpful to you in completing these lessons:

  • Read and study each lesson carefully.
  • Complete the course lesson by lesson. After completing each lesson, work the exercises at the end of the lesson
  • After completing each set of lesson exercises, compare your answers with those on the solution sheet that follows the exercises. If you have answered an exercise incorrectly, check the reference cited after the answer on the solution sheet to determine why your response was not the correct one.

Select a Lesson:

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Lesson 1. Blood

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Lesson 2. Material Employed in Hematology.

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Lesson 3. Collection of Blood and Preparation of Blood Smears.

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Lesson 4. Morphology of Blood Cells.

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Lesson 5. Manual Cell Counts.

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Lesson 6. Hematocrit, Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate, and Hemoglobin.

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Glossary of Terms.

David L. Heiserman, Editor

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Revised: June 06, 2015