Handbook of Pediatric Transfusion Medicine

  • Christopher Hillyer, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.
    • Ronald Strauss
      • Naomi Luban


      Hematology and oncology fellows and practitioners, some surgeons and anethesiologists.


Book information

  • Published: January 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-348776-6

Table of Contents

Blood DonationComponent Preparation and StorageBlood ComponentsRed Blood Cell Antigens andHuman Blood GroupsPretransfusion Compatibility TestingSerologic Investigation of Unexpected AntibodiesLeukoreduced Products: Prevention of Leukocyte-Related Transfusion-Associated Adverse EffectsPreparation of Blood Components to Reduce Cytomegalovirus and Other Infectious RisksIrradiated ProductsWashed and/or Volume-Reduced Blood ComponentsTechnical Considerations/Mechanical DevicesRed Blood Cell Transfusions in the Neonate, Infant, Child, and AdolescentTransfusion of the Pediatric Surgery, Trauma, and Intensive Care Unit PatientPediatric Transfusion in Developing CountriesExchange Transfusion in the InfantGranulocyte Transfusions in the Neonate and ChildExtracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Cardiopulmonary BypassHemolytic Disease of the NewbornHemoglobinopathiesThe Bleeding Child: Congenital and Acquired DisordersTransfusion of the Patient with Autoimmune HemolysisPlatelet Transfusions in the Infant and ChildBone Marrow┬┐Derived Stem CellsPeripheral Blood Stem CellsUmbilical Cord Blood Stem CellsTransfusion ReactionsNoninfectious Complications of Pediatric TransfusionInfectious ComplicationsTherapeutic ApheresisTherapeutic CytapheresisTherapeutic Plasma Exchange: Rationales and IndicationsAppendix Transfusion Formulas