Prepared by residents and chief residents and reviewed by clinical faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine, this handbook is a practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of hematologic disorders and adult malignancies. It covers both inpatient and outpatient management approaches with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famousWashington Manual of Medical Therapeutics.Coverage includes both symptom-oriented and disease-oriented management strategies and both acute and chronic problems. The authors discuss the major clinical manifestations and usual management options for each disease entity. Each chapter ends with a list of "key points to remember" and includes current references.This handbook is also available electronically for handheld computers. See PDA listing for details.The Washington Manualis a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.Washington University School of Medicine Staff is the author of 'Washington Manual Hematology and Oncology Subspecialty Consult', published 2003 under ISBN 9780781743754 and ISBN 0781743753.