This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
Dr. Hutchison's guide to the clinical and laboratory features of the hemoglobinopathies is directed to the "medical graduate who may have little biochemical knowledge or inclination." Its biochemical pages, which touch fleetingly on the structure, synthesis, and function of hemoglobin, are sketchy; unfortunately, the more clinical sections, devoted largely (and appropriately) to sickle cell anemia and thalassemia, are not much more extensive.
Perhaps the most serious objection to the book is its lack of documentation. Provocative and stimulating ideas are presented in single sentences, and the reader who wishes to pursue them further is left with only a very few
An Introduction to the Haemoglobinopathies: And the Methods Used for Their Recognition.. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:1356. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-6-1356_1
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(6):1356.
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use