Basic And Applied Concepts Of Blood Banking And Transfusion Practices by Kathy D. Blaney

Basic And Applied Concepts Of Blood Banking And Transfusion Practices

byKathy D. Blaney, Paula R. HowardEditorKathy D. Blaney

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Using an easy-to-understand writing style, this text integrates immunohematology theory and application to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in blood banking. Problem-solving exercises and case studies help you develop a solid understanding of all areas of blood banking.

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Title:Basic And Applied Concepts Of Blood Banking And Transfusion PracticesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 25, 2012Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323086632

ISBN - 13:9780323086639

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Table of Contents

Part I: Foundations: Basic Sciences and Reagents

  1. Immunology: Basic Principles and Applications in the Blood Bank
  2. Blood Banking Reagents
  3. Genetic Principles in Blood Banking
  4. Part II: Overview of the Major Blood Groups

  5. ABO and H Blood Group Systems and Secretor Status
  6. Rh Blood Group System
  7. Other Blood Group Systems
  8. Part III: Essentials of Pretransfusion Testing

  9. Antibody Detection and Identification
  10. Compatibility Testing
  11. Blood Bank Automation for Transfusion Services
  12. Part IV: Clinical Considerations in Immunohematology

  13. Adverse Complications of Transfusions
  14. Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn
  15. Part V: Blood Collection and Testing

  16. Donor Selection and Phlebotomy
  17. Testing of Donor Blood
  18. Part VI: Blood Component Preparation and Transfusion Therapy

  19. Blood Component Preparation and Therapy
  20. Transfusion Therapy in Selected Patients
  21. Part VII: Quality and Safety Issues

  22. Quality Assurance and Regulation in the Blood Bank and Safety


Appendix A Answers to Study Questions