Modern Blood Banking & Transfusion Practices, 6th Edition

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Thoroughly revised and updated, the 6th Edition of this popular text continues to set the standard for developing a comprehensive understanding of modern routine blood banking and transfusion practices. Building from a review of the basic sciences to the how and why of clinical practice, this text is the ideal guide to immunohematology and transfusion practices.

Description

Thoroughly revised and updated, the 6th Edition of this popular text continues to set the standard for developing a comprehensive understanding of modern routine blood banking and transfusion practices. Building from a review of the basic sciences to the how and why of clinical practice, this text is the ideal guide to immunohematology and transfusion practices.


Features

  • More than 500 illustrations, tables, and boxes aid in mastering difficult concepts, including those not routinely illustrated and highlighted in other texts
  • Coverage of transfusion for transplantation.
  • Full-color, step-by-step photographs illustrating ABO forward and reverse blood grouping.
  • Discussions of the legal and ethical aspects of providing blood collection and transfusion services.
  • Registry-style review questions and answers at the end of each chapter, providing immediate feedback for students.
  • Complete coverage of all blood group systems.
  • Information on quality assurance and informational systems in the blood bank.
  • Summary charts at the end of each chapter highlighting concepts and information important in clinical settings.
  • “Antigen-Antibody Characteristic” charts on the inside covers of the book provide easy access to the vast amount of information related to the blood group systems.

New to this Edition

  • Case Studies with accompanying questions and answers that emphasize the practical application of the content, linking the science to the patient.
  • More streamlined and user-friendly format that is now divided into six Units.
  • Three new chapters…
    • Cellular Therapy
    • Utilization Management
    • Tissue Banking: A New Role for Transfusion Service
  • “Zooming In” feature that asks questions in the legends to encourage a closer look at the illustrations.

Table of Contents

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

II. Blood Groups and Serological Testing

  1. The Antiglobulin Test
  2. The ABO Blood Group System
  3. The Rh Blood Group System
  4. Blood Group Terminology and the Other Blood Groups
  5. Detection and Identification of Antibodies
  6. Pretransfusion Testing
  7. Overview of the Routine Blood Bank Laboratory
  8. Other Technologies and Automation

III. Transfusion Practice

  1. Donor Screening and Component Preparation
  2. Apheresis
  3. Transfusion Therapy
  4. Adverse Effects of Blood Transfusion
  5. Cellular Therapy
  6. Transfusion-Transmitted Diseases
  7. Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (HDFN)
  8. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemias

IV. Leukocyte Antigens and Parentage Testing

  1. The HLA System
  2. Relationship Testing

V. Quality and Compliance Issues

  1. Quality Management
  2. Utilization Management
  3. Transfusion Safety and Federal Regulatory Requirements
  4. Laboratory Information Systems
  5. Medicolegal and Ethical Aspects of Providing Blood Collection and Transfusion Services

VI. Future Trends

  1. Tissue Banking: A New Role for the Transfusion Service

Appendices (Online at DavisPlus)
Polyagglutination
Procedures

Professors: If you have adopted this book, you may obtain the accompanying materials by visiting DavisPlus.

Instructor Resources:

  • Test Bank
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Image Bank
  • Errata
  • Davis Digital Version – access your complete text online

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