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Modern Blood Banking & Transfusion Practices

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-11-30
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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ASCP requirement.“To pass the ASCP and become a licensed medical lab tech, this text is the ultimate blood bank source for the required classes.”—Amazon Reviewer

Great resource for anyone in a Medical Technology or Medical Laboratory Science Program!I would highly recommend this book!”—Mary L., Amazon Reviewer

“Amazing legendary book in the field. Helpful for practicing Transfusion Medicine and Hematology.” —Zubair S., Amazon Reviewer


Join the generations of students who have embarked on successful careers with a firm foundation in the theory and practice of blood banking and transfusion practices. Denise Harmening’s classic text teaches you not only how to perform must-know tests and tasks, but to understand the scientific principles behind them.

You’ll begin with a review of the basic concepts of red blood cell and platelet preservation, genetics, immunology, and molecular biology. Then you’ll move to the hows and whys of clinical practice. And, you’ll be prepared for new advances in the field.

Table of Contents

Part I Fundamental Concepts
1Red Blood Cell and Platelet Preservation: Historical Perspectives and Current Trends
2Basic Genetics
3Fundamentals of Immunology
4Concepts in Molecular Biology

Part II Blood Groups and Serological Testing
5The Antiglobulin Test
6The ABO Blood Group System
7The Rh Blood Group System
8Blood Group Terminology & Common Blood Groups: The Lewis System, P, I, MNS, Kell, Duffy, Kidd, Lutheran
9Uncommon Blood Groups
10Detection and Identification of Antibodies
11Pre-transfusion Testing
12Blood Bank Testing Technologies and Automation

Part III Transfusion Practices
13Donor Selection
14Transfusion-Transmitted Diseases
15Component Preparation
16Transfusion Therapy
17Adverse Effects of Blood Transfusion
19Cellular Therapy in the Transplant Setting
20Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn
21Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias
22Tissue Banking

Part IV Leukocyte Antigens and Relationship Testing
23The HLA System
24Relationship Testing

Part V Quality Management and Compliance
25Quality Management in the Blood Bank
26Patient Blood Management
27Transfusion Safety and Federal Regulatory Requirements
28Laboratory Information Systems in the Blood Bank
29Medicolegal and Ethical Aspects of Providing Blood Collection and Transfusion Services

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