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Transfusion Medicine.

Author: Jeffrey McCullough
Publisher: Newark : Wiley, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Topics include the preparation of blood components and the issues concerning transfusion in special cases such as bone marrow, neonates and obstetrics. Transfusion transmitted diseases such as hepatitis and HIV are also considered.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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McCullough, Jeffrey.
Transfusion Medicine.
Newark : Wiley, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey McCullough
ISBN: 9781119236528 1119236525
OCLC Number: 960164931
Notes: Postdonation care.
Description: 1 online resource (614 pages)
Contents: Title Page ; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface to€the€Fourth Edition; Chapter 1 History; 1.1 Ancient times; 1.2 The period 1500-1700; 1.3 The 1800s; 1.4 First transfusions in€the€United States; 1.5 The discovery of€blood groups; 1.6 Anticoagulation; 1.7 Modern blood banking and€blood banks; 1.8 Cadaver blood; 1.9 The Rh blood group system and€prevention of€Rh immunization; 1.10 Coombs and€antiglobulin serum; 1.11 Plasma and€the€blood program during World€War II; 1.12 Plastic bags and€blood components; 1.13 Cryoprecipitate and€factor VIII; 1.14 Red cell preservation. 1.15 Leukocyte antigens and€antibodies1.16 Platelet collection, storage, and€transfusion; 1.17 Apheresis; 1.18 Granulocyte transfusions; 1.19 Summary; References; Chapter 2 The Blood Supply; 2.1 Worldwide blood supply; United States blood supply; 2.2 Amount of€blood collected; Platelet production; Plasma production for€transfusion; 2.3 Blood supply sharing; 2.4 Other activities of€community blood centers; 2.5 The plasma collection system; Plasma definitions; Federally licensed plasma collection and€manufacturing€organizations; Plasma collection activity. 2.6 Nongovernmental blood bank organizationsAmerican Association of€Blood Banks (AABB); America's Blood Centers (ABC); Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA); 2.7 World Health Organization; 2.8 Federation of€Red Cross and€Red Crescent Societies; 2.9 International Society for€Blood Transfusion (ISBT); 2.10 Regulation of€the€blood supply system; United States Federal Regulation; Other required licensure; Voluntary accreditation of€blood banks; College of€American Pathologists (CAP) Accreditation€Program; References; Chapter 3 Recruitment of€Blood Donors. 3.1 Demographic characteristics of€blood donorsGender; Age; Race/ethnicity; Education and€socioeconomic characteristics; Employment; Other social characteristics; 3.2 Motivation of€whole blood donors; Psychosocial theories applicable to€blood donation; Integrated model; Theory of€planned behavior; Giving and€not giving; 3.3 The donation experience and€factors influencing continued donation; Social influences on€blood donation; Family history of€donation or blood use; The donation situation; Organizational influences; Role of€incentives; 3.4 Whole blood donor recruitment strategies. 3.5 Apheresis donor recruitment3.6 Bone marrow donors; References; Chapter 4 Blood Donor Medical Assessment and€Blood Collection; 4.1 Blood collection; 4.2 Medical assessment of€whole blood donors; Registration; Medical history; Hemochromatosis patients as€blood donors; Physical examination of€the€blood donor; Special blood donations; 4.3 Collection of€whole blood; Labeling; Blood containers; Anticoagulant preservative solutions; Selection of€the€vein and€preparation of€the€venipuncture site; Venipuncture; Blood collection; 4.4 Postdonation care and€adverse reactions to€blood donation.


Topics include the preparation of blood components and the issues concerning transfusion in special cases such as bone marrow, neonates and obstetrics. Transfusion transmitted diseases such as hepatitis and HIV are also considered.

Transfusion Medicine provides a concise, clinically focused and practical approach to the field of blood banking and transfusion therapy written by international expert, Jeffrey McCullough MD. Concise, approachable, yet comprehensive approach to the field of transfusion medicine and blood banking Offers extensive guidance on important topics such as; donor recruitment, blood collection and storage, donor testing and clinical uses of blood components, techniques of administration of blood components, complications of transfusion, transmissible diseases, the HLA system, and many more Provides new content on patient blood management systems, the changing indications for red cell transfusion, new transmissible disease agents, management of massive blood loss, pathogen reduced blood components, therapeutic apheresis including photopheresis, management of massive transfusion and new cellular therapies. Discusses global blood supply and US blood supply organizations and their consolidation and reorganization Reviews other topics of current interest, such as mitigation strategies for TRALI prevention, effects of storage of blood on adverse effects, management of massive blood loss and massive transfusion protocols pathogen inactivation, and granulocyte transfusion Extensively referenced for further study.

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