Haematology – Clinical
A Haematology specialist is called a Haematologist. Clinical Haematology involves the examination for and treatment of disorders of the blood, blood-forming organs and blood diseases. Such diseases and disorders may affect the production of blood and its components (cells and plasma), the processes of coagulation (blood clotting), bone marrow and the lymph nodes. Examination for blood disorders may involve having blood samples, bone marrow samples or tissue samples taken for laboratory analysis, and X-rays. Treatment will vary depending on the problem diagnosed.