Basic & applied concepts of blood banking and transfusion practices /

Main Author: Blaney, Kathy D.
Other Authors: Howard, Paula R.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby, 2013
Edition: 3rd ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Immunology : basic principles and applications in the blood bank
  • Blood banking reagents : overview and applications
  • Genetic principles in blood banking
  • ABO and H blood group systems and secretor status
  • Rh blood group system
  • Other blood group systems
  • Antibody detection and identification
  • Compatibility testing
  • Blood bank automation for transfusion services
  • Adverse complications of transfusions
  • Hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn
  • Donor selection and phlebotomy
  • Testing of donor blood
  • Blood component preparation and therapy
  • Transfusion therapy in selected patients
  • Quality assurance and regulation of the blood industry and safety issues in the blood bank
  • Appendix A: Answers to study questions
  • Glossary.