Handbook of Transfusion Medicine

Handbook of Transfusion Medicine

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Handbook of Transfusion Medicine is unique in that it provides a comprehensive and practical description of all blood products and blood cell types currently used in transfusions, their appropriate applications, pathophysiology of conditions managed by transfusion, and pathophysiology of adverse reactions. Each chapter follows a standard format including numerous tables and algorithms, with summary elements highlighted throughout by a second-color for quick reference.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 369 pages
  • 210.82 x 276.86 x 25.4mm | 1,224.69g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • tables
  • 0123487757
  • 9780123487759

Review quote

"...comprehensive, concise and easy to read textbook on Transfusion Medicine!"-V. Ng, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO (2003)
"...it will provide an easy-to-read reference of the contemporary clinical practice of Transfusion Medecine."
-R.Ray for ANAESTHESIA AND INTENSIVE CARE JOURNAL (2002)
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Table of contents

Blood Collection, Testing, and Processing
Introduction to Blood Donors and Donation.
Infectious Disease Testing.
Component Preparation and Storage.

Blood Components
Packed Red Blood Cells and Related Products.
Fresh Frozen Plasma and Related Products.
Cryoprecipitate and Related Products.
Platelets and Related Products.
Granulocytes.
Coagulation Factor Concentrates.
Albumin, Gamma Globulin and Related Derivatives.

Red Blood Cell Antigens and Antibodies
Red Blood Cell Antigens and Human Blood Groups.
Pre-Transfusion Compatibility Testing.
Special Investigations in the Work-Up of Unexpected Antibodies and Blood Group Incompatibilities.

Specialized Component Processing or Testing
Leukoreduced Products.
CMV and Other Virus-Safe Products.
Irradiated Components.
Washed and Volume-Reduced Components.

Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Related Cellular Products
Bone-Marrow-Derived Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells.
Peripheral-Blood-Derived Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells.
Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells.
Mononuclear Cell Preparations.

Specialized Transfusion Situations
Approach to Acute Bleeding and Massive Transfusion.
Evaluation of the Bleeding Patient.
Approach to the Platelet Refractory Patient.
Approach to Transfusion in Obstetrics: Maternal and Fetal Considerations.
Transfusion Management of Infants and Children.
Approach to the Immunocompromised Patient.

Transfusion Reactions
Acute and Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions.
Febrile nonhemolytic Transfusion Reactions.
Allergic Transfusion Reactions.
Other Non-infectious Complications of Transfusion.

Infectious Complications of Transfusion
Hepatitis.
CMV and Other Herpesviruses.
HIV and HTLV.
Other Transfusion-Transmitted Infections.
Bacterial Contamination of Blood Products.

Therapeutic Apheresis
Overview and Practical Aspects of Therapeutic Apheresis.
Therapeutic Plasma Exchange: Rationales and Indications.
Therapeutic Cytapheresis: Red Blood Cell Exchange, Leukapheresis, and Thrombocytopheresis (Plateletpheresis).

Consent, Quality and Related Issues
Informed Consent for Transfusion.
Home Transfusion.
Lookback and Recipient Notification, Product Recalls and Withdrawls.
Process Improvement: One Essential of a Quality System.
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Review Text

"This is a useful book to have handy as a reference. It would also be quite useful as a text to accompany classroom instruction on transfusion medicine for students at any level...the editors and authors are to be applauded for having achieved their goal of a comprehensive, concise and easy to read textbook on transfusion medicine!"-VALARIE L. NG, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO (2003)
"...it will provide an easy-to-read reference of the contemporary clinical practice of Transfusion Medecine. As such it is worth looking at with a view to getting a copy for the shelf of your department library."
-R.Ray for ANAESTHESIA AND INTENSIVE CARE JOURNAL (2002) "This is a useful book to have handy as a reference. It would also be quite useful as a text to accompany classroom instruction on transfusion medicine for students at any level...the editors and authors are to be applauded for having achieved their goal of a comprehensive, concise and easy to read textbook on transfusion medicine!"-VALARIE L. NG, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO (2003)
"...it will provide an easy-to-read reference of the contemporary clinical practice of Transfusion Medecine. As such it is worth looking at with a view to getting a copy for the shelf of your department library."
-R.Ray for ANAESTHESIA AND INTENSIVE CARE JOURNAL (2002)
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