Practical Transfusion Medicine

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-04-29
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Offering a conscise and user-friendly guide focusing on the clinical aspects of transfusion medicine, this new edition of Practical Transfusion Medicine has been fully revised and updated with an improved text layout and a new chapter on cytokines in transfusion medicine. An expanded Editorial team, with the addition of a US Editor, extends the reach of this book further.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors



1 Introduction: recent evolution of transfusion medicine
Paul M. Ness

Part 1: Basic Principles of immunohaematology

2 Essential immunology for transfusion medicine
Jaap Jan Zwaginga & S. Marieke van Ham

3 Human blood group systems
Geoff Daniels

4 Human leucocyte antigens
Cristina V. Navarrete

5 Platelet and neutrophil antigens
David L. Allen, Geoffrey F. Lucas & Michael F. Murphy

Part 2: Complications of transfusion

6 Investigation of acute transfusion reactions
Kathryn E. Webert & Nancy M. Heddle

7 Haemolytic transfusion reactions
Edwin J. Massey, Robertson D. Davenport & Richard M. Kaufman

8 Febrile and allergic transfusion reactions
Mark K. Fung & Nancy M. Heddle

9 Acute lung injury after transfusion
Steven H. Kleinman & Ram Kakaiya

10 Purported adverse effects of transfusion-related immunomodulation and of the transfusion of "old blood"
Eleftherios C. Vamvakas

11 Transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease and microchimerism
Beth H. Shaz, Richard O. Francis & Christopher D. Hillyer

12 Post-transfusion purpura
Michael F. Murphy

13 Transfusion-transmitted infections
Roger Y. Dodd & Susan L. Stramer

14 Bacterial contamination
Sandra Ramírez-Arcos & Mindy Goldman

15 Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Marc L. Turner

16 Emerging infections and transfusion safety
Roger Y. Dodd

Part 3: Practice in blood centres and hospitals

17 Regulatory aspects of blood transfusion
William G. Murphy, Louis M. Katz & Peter Flanagan

18 The role of haemovigilance in transfusion safety
James P. AuBuchon & Katharine A. Downes

19 Donors and blood collection
Ellen McSweeney & William G. Murphy

20 Blood donation testing and the safety of the blood supply
Lisa Byrne & Simon J. Stanworth & Mindy Goldman

21 Production and storage of blood components
Rebecca Cardigan & Stephen Thomas

22 Medicolegal aspects of transfusion practice
Patricia E. Hewitt

23 Blood transfusion in hospitals
Erica M. Wood, Mark H. Yazer & Michael F. Murphy

24 Blood transfusion in a global context
David J. Roberts, Alan D. Kitchen, Stephen Field, Imelda Bates & Jean-Pierre Allain

Part 4: Clinical transfusion practice

25 Inherited and acquired coagulation disorders
Vickie McDonald & Samuel J. Machin

26 Massive blood loss
Beverley J. Hunt & John R. Hess

27 Good blood management in acute haemorrhage and critical care
Gavin J. Murphy, Nicola Curry, NN Patel & Timothy S. Walsh

28 Haematological disease
Lise J. Estcourt, Simon J. Stanworth & Michael F. Murphy

29 Blood transfusion in the management of patients with haemoglobinopathies
David C. Rees

30 Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
Andreas Greinacher & Theodore E. Warkentin

31 Immunodeficiency and immunoglobulin therapy
Siraj A. Misbah

32 Fetal, Neonatal and Childhood Transfusions 
Irene Roberts, Naomi Luban & Helen New

33 Recombinant proteins in diagnosis and therapy
Marion Scott

Part 5: Alternatives to transfusion

34 Principles of Patient Blood Management
Aryeh Shander & Lawrence Tim Goodnough

35 Autologous transfusion
Dafydd Thomas, Biddy Ridler & John Thompson

36 Blood substitutes
David J. Roberts & Chris V. Prowse

37 Pharmacological agents and recombinant factor VIIa
Beverley J. Hunt & Simon J. Stanworth

Part 6: Cellular and tissues therapy and organ transplantation

38 Regulation and accreditation in cellular therapy
Derwood H. Pamphilon & Zbigniew M. Szczepiorkowski

39 Stem cell collection and therapeutic apheresis
Khaled El-Ghariani & Zbigniew M. Szczepiorkowski

40 Haematopoietic stem cell processing and storage
Ronan Foley & Pamela O'Hoski

41 Haemopoietic stem cell transplantation
I. Grant McQuaker & Ian M. Franklin

42 Cord blood transplantation
Rachael Hough

43 Recent advances in clinical cellular immunotherapy
Mark W. Lowdell & Emma Morris

44 Tissue banking and tissue regeneration
Akila Chandresekar, Paul Rooney & John Kearney

Part 7: Development of the evidence base for transfusion

45 Observational and Interventional Trials in Transfusion Medicine
Alan Tinmouth, Dean Fergusson & Paul C. Hébert

46 Getting the most out of the evidence for transfusion medicine
Simon J. Stanworth, Susan J. Brunskill, Carolyn Doree, Sally Hopewell & Donald M. Arnold

47 Variation in transfusion practice and how to influence clinicians' use of blood in hospitals
Simon J. Stanworth, J.J. Francis, Michael F. Murphy & Alan T. Tinmouth

48 Scanning the future of transfusion medicine
Dana Devine, Walter H. Dzik & Zbigniew M. Szczepiorkowski


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