Comprehensive, concise, authoritative, very easy-to-understand book about blood. No chemistry. Ideal basic text & reference on timely topic. Includes: blood's origin, function, elements (red, white cells, platelets), plasma; circulatory system (lymphatic, peripheral, cardiopulmonary); immune system; ABO blood typing; hemostasis; coagulation (cascade, pathways); clot lysis; disorders (coagulation, vascular integrity, platelet, DIC). 15 sections, each with self-assessment questions. Important vocabulary called out in margin. 166pp. 35 illus. Glossary. Appendix. Index. Bibliography. GBC, lies flat. Highly enthusiastic responses & endorsements from healthcare professionals. For use by students, instructors, laypersons. Author: Over 20 years experience in surgery & industry as hematological & cardiac consultant. $35.00 each. Vol. & educational discounts. Inquiries 9-5 EST: 617-623-0049; Orders only: 800-851-8518, (MasterCard, VISA accepted); FAX: 617-623-3319. Check, money order, or purchase order to Medical Consulting Group, Suite B1, 25 Atherton St., P.O. Box 118, Sommerville, MA 02143, USA. No cash. No COD. Money-back guarantee within 30 days on books sent postpaid & resalable. Include $4.00 shipping & handling, first book. For each book up to 9 add $1.00. Mass. residents add 5 percent sales tax. U.S. currency & bank drafts only.Dailey, John F. is the author of 'Dailey's Notes on Blood', published 1991 under ISBN 9780963181916 and ISBN 0963181912.