Handbook of Transfusion Medicine

Other | November 1, 2001

byHillyer, Christopher, Christopher Hillyer

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Handbook of Transfusion Medicineis 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.

Sections Include:
* Blood collection and testing
* Blood component description
* Preparation and usage
* Red blood cell antigens and antibodies
* Specialized component processing
* Specialized transfusion situations
* Transfusion-transmitted diseases
* Transfusion reactions
* Infectious complications of transfusion
* Therapeutic apheresis and quality
* Acute bleeding and massive transfusion
* Transfusion of the patient with a coagulopathy
* Transfusion of obstetrics, pediatric, immunocompromised, and platelet refractory patients
* Up-to-date references to all aspects of transfusion medicine

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Handbook of Transfusion Medicineis 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 standar...

Format:OtherDimensions:369 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:November 1, 2001Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080533256

ISBN - 13:9780080533254

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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.