Immunohematology: Principles and Practice

Immunohematology: Principles and Practice

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By (author) Eva D. Quinley

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Format: Hardback | 432 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 279mm x 23mm | 1,315g
  • Publication date: 1 March 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 078178204X
  • ISBN 13: 9780781782043
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 164,848

Product description

Praised by both instructors and students for its clear, concise, and thorough presentation, "Immunohematology: Principles and Practice" is an ideal text for anyone who wants to master the theory and practices of today's blood banking. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated to reflect the latest scientific findings and clinical practices. Among the new materials are chapters dedicated to information technology and project management. Each chapter features a host of learning aids - including learning objectives, key words, boxes emphasizing critical information, and review questions - to focus your studies and make it easy to learn and apply new concepts. In addition, a section of color plates highlights important material. Online resources include the fully searchable full text online and a special online study guide that features questions and case studies corresponding to each chapter.

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Table of contents

Preface Unit I. Blood and Blood Components *1. Blood Collection and Processing *2. Automated Blood Collections *3. Blood Components: Preparation, Storage, and Transport Unit 2. Genetic and Immunologic Principles *4. Genetics *5. Basic Immunologic Principles Unit 3. Principles of Testing *6. Antibody Detection and Identification *7. Molecular Testing for Blood Groups in Transfusion Medicine *8. Pretransfusion Testing Unit 4. Red Blood Cell Groups and HLA *9. The ABO Blood Group System *10. The Rh Blood Group System *11. Other Blood Group Systems *12. Human Leukocyte Antigens Unit 5. Transfusion Practices *13. Transfusion Therapy and the Role of the Medical Director in Blood Banking Unit 6. Clinical Conditions Associated with Immunohematology *14. Adverse Effects of Transfusion *15. Transfusion Transmitted Diseases *16. Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn *17. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias and Drug-Induced Hemolytic Anemias Unit 7. Quality Assurance and Regulatory Issues *18. Quality Assurance and Safety in Immunohematology *19. Regulations and Standards Unit 8. Additional Topics of Interest *20. Information Technology *21. Process Management *22. Principles of Project Management Appendix: Answers to Review Questions Glossary