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Transfusion Medicine

Revised and updated throughout, the 2nd Edition offers a concise, clinically focused, and practical approach to the diagnosis and management of the full range of issues in transfusion and blood banking. Jeffrey McCullough, MD, a national leader in the field, reviews the most common disorders involving red blood cells, white blood cells, and hemostasis, and examines each disease state with discussions of underlying pathophysiology, clinical features, up-to-date lab tests, and current management strategies.

Hematologists, Pathologists, Transfusion Medicine Specialists, Blood Banking Specialists, Lab Professionals, Nurses.

Paperback, 592 Pages

Published: December 2004

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06648-1


  • 1. History

    2. The U.S. Blood System

    3. Recruitment of Blood Donors

    4. Blood Donor Medical Assessment and Blood Collection

    5. Preparation, Storage, and Characteristics of Blood Components and Plasma Derivatives

    6. Autologous Blood Donation and Transfusion

    7. Production of Components by Apheresis

    8. Laboratory Testing of Donated Blood

    9. Blood Groups

    10. Laboratory Detection of Blood Groups and Provision of Red Cells

    11. Clinical Uses of Blood Components

    12. Transfusion Therapy in Specific Clinical Situations

    13. Techniques of Blood Transfusion

    14. Complications of Transfusion

    15. Transfusion-Transmitted Diseases

    16. The HLA System in Transfusion Medicine

    17. Hematopoietic Growth Factors in Transfusion Medicine

    18. Cellular Engineering for the Production of New Blood Components

    19. Therapeutic Apheresis

    20. Quality Programs in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine


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