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Clinical Laboratory Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine Practices, 1st edition

  • Gretchen Johns
  • Linda Mark Cohen
  • William Zundel
  • Elizabeth Gockel-Blessing
  • Lisa Denesiuk

Published by Pearson (July 17th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

1st edition

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Overview

Clinical Laboratory Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine: Principles and Practices provides readers with the didactic foundation, background, and tools to successfully function in a typical transfusion medicine laboratory. The text’s teaching and learning package includes an Instructor’s Manual, lecture slides, and test bank.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience:

  • Presents detailed technical information and real-life case studies that help learners envision themselves as members of the health care team
  • Mixes theoretical and practical information that allows learners to analyze and synthesize the concepts
  • Complemented by a variety of ancillary materials designed to help instructors be more effective and students more successful

Table of contents

1.      The Immune Process: The Origin and Interaction Between Antigens and Antibodies

2.      Immunogenetics: The Origin of Antigens

3.      Blood Bank Applications of Antigen–Antibody Reactions

4.      ABO and Hh Blood Group Systems

5.      Rh, RHAG, and LW Blood Group Systems

6.      Other Blood Group Systems

7.      Pretransfusion and Compatibility Testing

8.      Identification of Unexpected Antibodies

9.      Donor Selection, Phlebotomy, and Required Testing

10.  Blood Products: Preparation, Storage, and Shipment of Blood Components

11.  Component Therapy and Massive Transfusion

12.  Adverse Reactions to Transfusion

13.  Transfusion-Transmitted Infections

14.  Perinatal and Neonatal Transfusion Issues

15.  Autoimmune and Drug-Induced Immune Hemolytic Anemias

16.  Platelet Refractory Patients

17.  Transfusion Support of Selected Patient Populations

18.  Human Histocompatibility

19.  Methods in Parentage Testing

20.  Transfusion Safety and Regulatory Issues

21.  Quality Assurance

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