Rational use of haemattnic drugs is essential to the correction of anaemia in its various forms. The emergence of haemopoietic growth factors as drugs that stimulate erythroid or myeloid cell lines has opened the way to successful management of other forms of haematological disease.

• Iron: therapy, acute overdose

• Vitamin Bp (cobalamins)

• Haemopoietic growth factors

• Sickle cell anaemia

• Polycythaemia rubra vera

• Aplastic anaemia

Leukaemias and lymphomas: see Chapter 30

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