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Blood Banking And Transfusion Medicine

Author : Christopher D. Hillyer
ISBN : 9780443069819
Genre : Medical
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Ever since the discovery of blood types early in the last century, transfusion medicine has evolved at a breakneck pace. This second edition of Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine is exactly what you need to keep up. It combines scientific foundations with today's most practical approaches to the specialty. From blood collection and storage to testing and transfusing blood components, and finally cellular engineering, you'll find coverage here that's second to none. New advances in molecular genetics and the scientific mechanisms underlying the field are also covered, with an emphasis on the clinical implications for treatment. Whether you're new to the field or an old pro, this book belongs in your reference library. Integrates scientific foundations with clinical relevance to more clearly explain the science and its application to clinical practice. Highlights advances in the use of blood products and new methods of disease treatment while providing the most up-to-date information on these fast-moving topics Discusses current clinical controversies, providing an arena for the discussion of sensitive topics. Covers the constantly changing approaches to stem cell transplantation and brings you the latest information on this controversial topic.
Category: Medical

Rossi S Principles Of Transfusion Medicine

Author : Toby L. Simon
ISBN : 9781444358865
Genre : Medical
File Size : 66.78 MB
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Rossi's Principles of Transfusion Medicine is the most comprehensive and practical reference on transfusion science and medicine available. It features brand new chapters on the measurement of cell kinetics, obstetric transfusion practice, cord blood, transfusion alternatives and regenerative medicine. Produced jointly with AABB, the world's leading association in the fields of blood banking and transfusion medicine, it now has two companion CD-ROMs-one containing interactive case studies and one containing PDFs of all 66 chapters.
Category: Medical

Modern Transfusion Medicine

Author : Derwood Pamphilon
ISBN : 0849389224
Genre : Medical
File Size : 47.77 MB
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Modern Transfusion Medicine is an ideal source of easy reading and reference for those who require succinct, up-to-date information on the practicalities of transfusion medicine. It examines the collection, preparation, clinical uses, and adverse effects of blood and its components. Written by experts to bridge the gap between specialist monographs and traditional, theoretical textbooks, this compact and invaluable reference contains a wide body of current knowledge previously unpublished as a single volume.
Category: Medical

Transfusion Medicine And Hemostasis

Author : Christopher D. Hillyer
ISBN : 0080922309
Genre : Medical
File Size : 80.64 MB
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Transfusion Medicine and Hemostasis is a manual-style book that links transfusion medicine and hemostasis to laboratory methods and diagnostic tests engaged in routine and specialized coagulation laboratories. The book is divided into two main parts with chapters that are brief and readable. The first main part of the book is subdivided into blood banking and transfusion medicine. Under blood banking, the chapters cover blood collection, donation process, component manufacturing, donor testing and storage; transfusion-medicine chapters examine the components for transfusion, pre-transfusion immunohematology testing, blood groups, blood products and their modifications, approaches to transfusion therapy in specific clinical settings, and transfusion reactions and complications. In addition, chapters that talk about apheresis, cellular therapy, and tissue banking in the hospital setting are included. Hemostasis, the second main part of the book, is subdivided into three sections. The first section, clinical coagulation, includes chapters about neonatal thrombocytopenia, inherited platelet function disorders, immune thrombocytopenia, immune-mediated coagulopathies, congenital bleeding disorders, and acquired bleeding disorders. The second section relates to laboratory testing of coagulation, with chapters about laboratory assessments of platelet disorders, von Willebrand disease, coagulation factor disorders, fibrinogen and fibrinolysis, tests for hypercoagulable state and for activation of the coagulation system, and laboratory support for anticoagulation. The third section discusses coagulation factor products. This book will be valuable for the education of trainees, practitioners, and future leaders in these fields.
Category: Medical

Good Manufacturing Practice In Transfusion Medicine

Author : C.Th. Smit Sibinga
ISBN : 9781461526087
Genre : Business & Economics
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TQM AND TAYLORISM; HOW THEY COMPARE H. Bremer Preface The industrial world today is divided between two camps: a culture based on the principles of Total Quality Management (TQM), developed in the Far East, and one still strongly influenced by the origins of "Scientific Management", intro duced in the West by F.W. Taylor and others at the turn of the century. This divergence will be shown to have arisen in the last forty years, long enough for a new generation of managers and corresponding culture to emerge. The two cul tures are so deeply entrenched that it is difficult for one to change to the other. However, there is strong evidence to support the contention that people-oriented TQM is superior, and those companies clinging to Taylor models now face diffi cult decisions. Actions by Taylor-companies to move to TQM rnight weH be hindered rather than helped by applying present Quality Assurance Standards, developed by Taylor-oriented national and international Standards Institutions.
Category: Business & Economics

Trigger Factors In Transfusion Medicine

Author : C.Th. Smit Sibinga
ISBN : 9781461312871
Genre : Medical
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It is an honour and a pleasure to welcome you all at this 20th annual International Symposium on Blood Transfusion in the Netherlands. This year you celebrate its 20th anniversary and I congratulate the Staff of the Blood Bank Noord Nederland and especially Dr. Smit Sibinga for this great achievement. As most of you know, the name of the person of Dr. Smit Sibinga is unbreakably con nected with the annual symposium in Groningen which he has organized each year from the very start, 20 years ago. The reputation of any symposium depends heavily on the quality of the lectures. I think it is not possible to organize 20 symposia in a row if the topics lack actual relevance and the speakers are not of excellent reputation. Dr. Smit Sibinga has proven to have a keen eye for selecting interesting themes and eminent speakers. Although a lot of different topics have been dealt with in the past 20 years, which each attracted the attention of a different group in the field of blood transfusion, it is not surprising that after a tradition of 20 years several speakers but also a lot of attendees are not for the first time in Groningen to participate in this event. It gives the symposium a unique atmosphere of intimacy. It is not hard to admit that most of the newer developments in transfusion medicine take place outside the Netherlands.
Category: Medical

Pediatric Transfusion Medicine

Author : Duke Kasprisin
ISBN : 0849355931
Genre : Medical
File Size : 73.5 MB
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This two-volume set is an in-depth examination of the unique complexities that exist in transfusing pediatric patients. It thoroughly examines transfusion therapy in neonates, genetic hematologic disorders, and pediatric oncology, and it reviews risks and administration techniques unique to pediatrics.
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Immunobiology Of Transfusion Medicine

Author : George Garratty
ISBN : 1420001701
Genre : Medical
File Size : 58.49 MB
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Describes the immunological aspects of blood transfusion medicine, examining the immuno-chemistry of blood group antigens, the immune destruction of cells, correlations between blood groups and disease, and the effect transfusion-induced retroviral infection has on immune response.
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Transfusion Medicine

Author : Patrick Hervé
ISBN : 9782742006144
Genre : Blood
File Size : 63.99 MB
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The history of blood transfusion is a fabulous human adventure in the course of which intentional and fortuitous conjunction of medical and scientific know-how has resulted in the birth of a new medical discipline. Following a detailed description of the discoveries in the field of transfusion, this book deals with all the questions that will determine its future including safety, emerging biotechnologies, cell and tissue engineering. It concludes by considering the evolution of transfusion in its sociological, ethical and cultural context ending with a vision for the future.
Category: Blood

Textbook Of Blood Banking And Transfusion Medicine

Author : Sally V. Rudmann
ISBN : 9780721603841
Genre : Medical
File Size : 20.70 MB
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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.
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