Key Features

  • Integrates scientific foundations with clinical relevance to more clearly explain the science and its application to clinical practice.
  • Highlights advances in the use of blood products and new methods of disease treatment while providing the most up-to-date information on these fast-moving topics

Table of Contents

Part I. History

1. A Brief History of Blood Transfusion

Part II. Blood Banking

A. Immunohematology

i. Basic Principles

2. Principles of the Immune System Central to Transfusion Medicine
3. Principles of the Complement System Central to Transfusion Medicine
4. Principles of Red Blood Cell Allo- and Autoantibody Formation and Function

ii. Red Blood Cell, Platelet and Leukocyte Antigens and Antibodies

5. Membrane Blood Group Antigens and Antibodies
6. ABO and Related Antigens and Antibodies
7. Rh, Kell, Duffy, and Kidd Antigens and Antibodies
8. Other Blood Group Antigens and Antibodies
9. Human Platelet Antigens and Antibodies
10. HLA and Granulocyte Antigens and Antibodies

B. Blood Donation, Manufacturing, Testing and Storage

11. Blood Donation and Collection
12. Blood Manufacturing: Component Preparation, Storage and Transportation
13. Red Blood Cell Metabolism During Storage: Basic Principles and Practical Aspects
14. Infectious Disease Testing: Basic Principles and Practical Aspects

C. Regulatory, Quality and Legal Principles

15. Regulatory Principles and Issues Central to Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine
16. Quality Assurance, Control and Improvement and Accreditation
17. Legal Principles and Issues Central to Transfusion Medicine

D. Specific Blood Components

18. Packed Red Blood Cell and Related Products
19. Fresh Frozen Plasma and Related Products
20. Cryoprecipitate and Related Products
21. Albumin
22. IVIg and Derivatives
23. Platelets and Related Products
24. Granulocytes
25. Coagulation Factor Preparations

E. Special Processes and Products

26. Leukocyte Reduced Products
27. Virus Safe Products: Pathogen Reduction and Inactivation
28. Ir

Details

No. of pages:
912
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443069819
Electronic ISBN:
9780702036255

About the authors

Christopher Hillyer

Professor of Medicine, Cornell Weill Medical College, New York, NY. Dr. Hillyer also is the immediate past-president of the American Association of Blood Banking and a trustee of the National Blood Foundation (NBF). He is an associate editor of Transfusion and serves on several other editorial boards including Blood.

Affiliations and Expertise

President and CEO, New York Blood Center, New York, NY, USA

Leslie Silberstein

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology (Pediatrics), Director, Joint Program in Transfusion Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Paul Ness

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Transfusion Medicine Division, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions; Professor, Pathology, Medicine, and Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA

Kenneth Anderson

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Division of Hematologic Neoplasia; Director, Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Kraft Family Professor of Medicine, Joint Program in Transfusion Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

John Roback

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Director, Transfusion Medicine Program; Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA