Basic & Applied Concepts of Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323086639, 9780323277433

Basic & Applied Concepts of Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices

3rd Edition

Authors: Kathy Blaney Paula Howard
eBook ISBN: 9780323277433
eBook ISBN: 9780323086615
eBook ISBN: 9780323353144
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 25th October 2012
Page Count: 408
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Description

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.

Key Features

  • Learning objectives begin each chapter.
  • Illustrated blood group boxes throughout chapter 6, Other Blood Group Systems, give the ISBT symbol, number, and the clinical significance of the antibodies at a glance.
  • Margin notes and definitions in each chapter highlight important material and offer additional explanations.
  • Chapter summaries recap the most important points of the chapter.
  • Study questions at the end of each chapter provide an opportunity for review.
  • Critical thinking exercises with case studies help you apply what you have learned in the chapter.

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

Appendixes

Appendix A Answers to Study Questions

Glossary

Details

No. of pages:
408
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323277433
eBook ISBN:
9780323086615
eBook ISBN:
9780323353144

About the Author

Kathy Blaney

Affiliations and Expertise

Tissue Typing Laboratory, Florida Hospital; OneBlood, Inc., Orlando, Florida

Paula Howard

Affiliations and Expertise

OneBlood, Inc., Lauderhill, Florida