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.
- 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.
Clinical Principles of Transfusion Medicine, 1e
- Quality Concepts in Transfusion Medicine
- Regulatory Oversight and Accreditation of Transfusion and Collection Services
- Whole Blood and Apheresis Donor Eligibility and Deferrals
- ABO and Rh Groups
- Common Significant Alloantibodies
- Pre-Transfusion Testing
- Indications and Dosing of Transfusion of Blood Components
- Non-Infectious Complications of Transfusions: Alloimmunization and Adverse Reactions
- Infectious Complications of Transfusion of Blood Components
- Transfusion Support in Emergencies
- Transfusion Medicine in Pediatric Settings
- Transfusion Medicine in Obstetrics and Prenatal Patients
- Transfusion Approaches in the Transplanted Patient
- Hematopoietic Stem Cell Collections and Cellular Therapies
- Therapeutic Apheresis
- New Concepts in Transfusion Medicine
- Future Challenges to Transfusion Practices
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- © Elsevier 2019
- 1st February 2018
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University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
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