9780721603841

Textbook of Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine

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  • ISBN13:

    9780721603841

  • ISBN10:

    072160384X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-02-01
  • Publisher: SAUNDERS W B CO

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Summary

This comprehensive book on transfusion practices and immunohematology offers concise, thorough guidelines on the best ways to screen donors, store blood components, ensure safety, anticipate the potentially adverse affects of blood transfusion, and more. It begins with the basics of genetics and immunology, and then progresses to the technical aspects of blood banking and transfusion. Chapters are divided into sections on: Basic Science Review; Blood Group Serology; Donation, Preparation, and Storage; Pretransfusion Testing; Transfusion Therapy; Clinical Considerations; and Safety, Quality Assurance, and Data Management. Developed specifically for medical technologists, blood bank specialists, and residents, the new edition conforms to the most current standards of the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). Expert Opinion essays, written by well-known, frequently published experts, discuss interesting topics of research or new advances in the field. Important terms are defined in the margins of the pages on which they appear, enabling readers to easily check the meaning of an unfamiliar term where it appears in context. Margin notes highlight important concepts and points, remind readers of previously discussed topics, offer an alternative perspective, or refer readers to other sources for further information. Material conforms to the most recent AABB standards for the most accurate, up-to-date information on immunohematology. Advanced concepts, beyond what is required for entry-level practice, are set apart from the rest of the text so readers can easily differentiate between basic and advanced information. A new chapter on Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Cellular Therapy (chapter 19) provides cutting-edge coverage of cellular therapy and its relevance to blood-banking. New content has been added on molecular genetics, component therapy, and International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT) nomenclature, as well as the latest information on HIV, hepatitis, quality assurance, and information systems. Coverage of new technologies, such as nucleic acid technology and gel technology, keeps readers current with advances in the field.

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE Basic Science Review
Fundamentals of Genetics: Blood Bank Applications
2(28)
Elizabeth Kenimer Leibach
Immunology: Review and Applications
30(40)
Elizabeth Kenimer Leibach
SECTION TWO Blood Group Serology
The ABO and H Blood Group Systems
70(16)
Susan L. Wilkinson
Secretor and Soluble ABH Antigens The Lewis, I, P, and Globoside Blood Group Systems
86(14)
Susan L. Wilkinson
The Rh Blood Group System, LW Blood Group System
100(18)
Susan L. Wilkinson
Other Blood Groups
118(36)
Susan L. Wilkinson
Expert Opinion: Veterinary Transfusion Medicine
C. Guillermo Couto
Susan M. Cotter
The HLA System
154(26)
Brian Susskind
SECTION THREE Donation, Preparation, and Storage
Donor Screening and Blood Collection
180(52)
Joy L. Fridey
Candace E. Kay
Component Preparation
232(26)
Dorothy A. Bergeron
Blood Component Preservation and Storage
258(24)
Kay Doyle
Expert Opinion: Lessons for Disaster Preparedness after September 11
258(24)
Robert L. Jones
SECTION FOUR Pretransfusion Testing
Compatibility Testing
282(36)
Mary A. Lieb
Linda Aldridge
Antibody Identification
318(26)
Karen Rodberg
Expert Opinion: Do We Have to Worry About Not Detecting Antibodies to Low-Incidence Antigens?
George Garratty
Resolving ABO Typing Discrepancies and Other Typing Problems
344(26)
Kerry Burright-Hittner
Sally V. Rudmann
SECTION FIVE Transfusion Therapy
Component Therapy
370(26)
Deborah T. Firestone
Christine Pitocco
Expert Opinion: Recombinant Erythropoietin in Surgery
Lawrence T. Goodnough
Expert Opinion: Blood Substitutes 2004
Robert M. Winslow
Adverse Effects of Blood Transfusion
396(24)
Deborah T. Firestone
Christine Pitocco
SECTION SIX Clinical Considerations
Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn
420(26)
Patricia L. Strohm
Transfusion Issues in Selected Patient Populations
446(40)
Sally V. Rudmann
Kathleen K. Nicol
Autoimmune and Drug-Induced Immune Hemolytic Anemias
486(18)
Susan L. Wilkinson
Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Cellular Therapy
504(20)
Maria Lukas
Expert Opinion: Collection and Expansion of Blood-Forming (Hematopoietic) Stem Cells from Cord Blood
Larry C. Lasky
SECTION SEVEN Safety, Quality Assurance, and Data Management
Safety
524(20)
Suzanne H. Butch
Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement, and Peer Review
544(26)
Suzanne H. Butch
Expert Opinion: The Technology of Patient Identification
Gerald A. Hoeltge
Record Keeping and Computers
570(18)
Suzanne H. Butch
Study Questions and Answers 588(37)
Glossary 625(31)
Index 656

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