Modern Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices

Editor/Author Harmening, Denise M.
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $140.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: Not Available
ISBN: 978-0-80-366888-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 221
Book Status: Available
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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.

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Table of Contents

  • Part I: Fundamental Concepts
  • 1. Red Blood Cell and Platelet Preservation: Historical Perspectives and Current Trends
  • 2. Basic Genetics
  • 3. Fundamentals of Immunology
  • 4. Concepts in Molecular Biology
  • Part II: Blood Groups and Serologic Testing
  • 5. The Antiglobulin Test
  • 6. The ABO Blood Group System
  • 7. The Rh Blood Group System
  • 8. Blood Group Terminology and Common Blood Groups: The Lewis, P, I, MNS, Kell, Duffy, Kidd, and Lutheran
  • 9. Uncommon Blood Groups
  • 10. Detection and Identification of Antibodies
  • 11. Pretransfusion Testing
  • 12. Blood Bank Testing Technologies and Automation
  • Part III: Transfusion Practices
  • 13. Donor Selection
  • 14. Transfusion-Transmitted Diseases
  • 15. Component Preparation
  • 16. Transfusion Therapy
  • 17. Adverse Effects of Blood Transfusion
  • 18. Apheresis
  • 19. Cellular Therapy in the Hematopoietic Transplant Setting
  • 20. Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (HDFN)
  • 21. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias
  • 22. Tissue Banking as a Part of the Transfusion Service
  • Part IV: Leukocyte Antigens and Relationship Testing
  • 23. The HLA System
  • 24. Relationship Testing
  • Part V: Quality Management and Compliance
  • 25. Quality Management in the Blood Bank
  • 26. Patient Blood Management
  • 27. Transfusion Safety and Federal Regulatory Requirements
  • 28. Laboratory Information Systems in the Blood Bank
  • 29. Medicolegal and Ethical Aspects of Providing Blood Collection and Transfusion Services
  • Answer Key
  • Glossary