The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
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. 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. UPDATED! Information and photos on automation include equipment actually used in the lab. Flow charts showing antibody detection and identification help you detect and identify antibodies. Advanced topics on Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, the HLA System, Molecular Techniques and Applications, Automation, Electronic Crossmatching, and Therapeutic Apheresis make the text relevant for 4-year MLS programs.