Clinical Principles of Transfusion Medicine - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323544580, 9780323544597

Clinical Principles of Transfusion Medicine

1st Edition

Author: Robert Maitta
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323544580
eBook ISBN: 9780323544597
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st February 2018
Page Count: 350

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Offering a concise overview of transfusion medicine, including best practices for specific clinical settings, this practical resource by Dr. Robert W. Maitta covers the key information you need to know. Holistic, multidisciplinary coverage and a succinct, easy-to-read format make it essential reading for transfusion specialists, as well as practitioners in other specialties whose patients undergo blood transfusions.

Key Features

  • Covers the latest advancements in transfusion therapies, hematopoietic stem cells, infectious and non-infectious complications of transfusions, and future directions in transfusion medicine.
  • Discusses special populations, including organ transplant patients; pediatric, obstetric, and geriatric patients; and patients undergoing emergency care.
  • Consolidates fundamental clinical concepts and current practice of transfusion medicine into one convenient resource.

Table of Contents

Clinical Principles of Transfusion Medicine, 1e

  1. Quality Concepts in Transfusion Medicine
  2. Regulatory Oversight and Accreditation of Transfusion and Collection Services
  3. Whole Blood and Apheresis Donor Eligibility and Deferrals
  4. ABO and Rh Groups
  5. Common Significant Alloantibodies
  6. Pre-Transfusion Testing
  7. Indications and Dosing of Transfusion of Blood Components
  8. Non-Infectious Complications of Transfusions: Alloimmunization and Adverse Reactions
  9. Infectious Complications of Transfusion of Blood Components
  10. Transfusion Support in Emergencies
  11. Transfusion Medicine in Pediatric Settings
  12. Transfusion Medicine in Obstetrics and Prenatal Patients
  13. Transfusion Approaches in the Transplanted Patient
  14. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Collections and Cellular Therapies
  15. Therapeutic Apheresis
  16. New Concepts in Transfusion Medicine
  17. Future Challenges to Transfusion Practices



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About the Author

Robert Maitta

Affiliations and Expertise

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio