Immunohematology : Principles and Practice

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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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Product details

  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 213.36 x 279.4 x 22.86mm | 1,315.41g
  • Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • w. 100 figs.
  • 078178204X
  • 9780781782043
  • 297,845

Table of contents

Unit I. Blood and Blood Components1. Blood Collection and Processing2. Automated Blood Collections3. Blood Components: Preparation, Storage, and Transport
Unit 2. Genetic and Immunologic Principles4. Genetics5. Basic Immunologic Principles
Unit 3. Principles of Testing6. Antibody Detection and Identification7. Molecular Testing for Blood Groups in Transfusion Medicine8. Pretransfusion Testing
Unit 4. Red Blood Cell Groups and HLA9. The ABO Blood Group System10. The Rh Blood Group System11. Other Blood Group Systems12. Human Leukocyte Antigens
Unit 5. Transfusion Practices13. Transfusion Therapy and the Role of the Medical Director in Blood Banking
Unit 6. Clinical Conditions Associated with Immunohematology14. Adverse Effects of Transfusion15. Transfusion Transmitted Diseases16. Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn17. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias and Drug-Induced Hemolytic Anemias
Unit 7. Quality Assurance and Regulatory Issues18. Quality Assurance and Safety in Immunohematology19. Regulations and Standards
Unit 8. Additional Topics of Interest20. Information Technology21. Process Management22. Principles of Project Management
Appendix: Answers to Review Questions
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