Franklin

Modern blood banking and transfusion practices / [edited by] Denise M. Harmening.

Publication:
Philadelphia : F.A. Davis, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 543 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Edition:
5th ed.
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Subjects:
Blood banks.
Blood -- Transfusion.
Immunohematology.
Medical subjects:
Blood Banks -- methods.
Blood Grouping and Crossmatching.
Blood Transfusion -- methods.
Contents:
Red cell and platelet preservation: historical perspectives, review of metabolism, and current trends
Basic genetics for blood bankers
Fundamentals of immunology for blood bankers
Concepts in molecular biology
The antiglobulin test
The ABO blood group system
The RH blood group system
The Lewis system and the biological significance
Other major blood group systems
The red cell surface antigen terminology and miscellaneous blood groups donor screening and component preparation
Donor screening and component preparation
Detection and identification of antibodies
Pretransfusion compatibility testing
Orientation to the modern blood bank laboratory
Alternative technologies and automation in routine blood bank testing
Transfusion therapy and transfusion in transplantation
Apheresis
Adverse effects of blood transfusion
Transfusion-transmitted diseases
Hemolytic disease of the newborn and fetus
Autoimmune hemolytic anemias
The HLA system
Parentage testing
Quality management in the blood bank
Transfusion safety and federal regulatory requirements
Informational systems in the blood bank
Medicolegal and ethical aspects of providing blood collection and transfusion services.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Harmening, Denise.
ISBN:
0803612486 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
56367565