Clinical Principles of Transfusion Medicine

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By Robert W Maitta, MD, PhD
ISBN
9780323544580
Publication Date
01-02-2018
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  • 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.

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.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323544580
Author Information By Robert W Maitta, MD, PhD, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio
Published Reviews

"This book has a welcome focus on appropriateness of transfusion in different settings.This is a great reference to have readily available for transfusion medicine clinical issues. It shines in its concise capture of contemporary practices and challenges."

-Valerie L. Ng, PhD MD (Alameda County Medical Center/Highland Hospital) Doody's Score: 91- 4 Stars!

Table of Content

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

 

Publication Date 01-02-2018
Pages 350
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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