Contemporary Hematology

Red Cell Transfusion

A Practical Guide

Editors: Reid, Marion E., Nance, Sandra J. (Eds.)

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In Red Cell Transfusion: A Practical Guide, well-known experts in transfusion medicine describe in critical detail the most important procedures for obtaining, selecting, and transfusing red blood cells into patients. These highly experienced practitioners discuss such key issues as transfusion problems in the immunocompromised, the complications of autoantibodies, transfusion of infants with hemolytic disease, difficulties arising from solid organ transplantation, stem cell transfusions, and the challenges of massive transfusion. Other topics covered are the use, limitations, and alternatives to autogeneic cells; long-term red cell transfusion; the management of adverse reactions to red cell transfusions; and the question of blood group antigens and their association with disease and differential diagnosis.

Authoritative, comprehensive, and concise, Red Cell Transfusion: A Practical Guide summarizes for smart decision making the time-tested experience of recognized experts in the field. Transfusion medicine neophytes will find it an important tool in learning the many facets of red cell transfusion. Experienced specialists will find fresh insights and information that will optimize and extend their current knowledge.

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"This concise text contains helpful and practical aspects on red cell transfusion. . .a useful addition to health science libraries and to all personal libraries for those involved in red cell transfusions."-Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal


Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • From Donor to Patient

    Nance, Sandra J.

    Pages 1-12

  • Overview of Immunology

    Heddle, Nancy M.

    Pages 13-37

  • Compatibility Testing for Red Blood Cell Components: Approaches and Limitations

    Sazama, Kathleen

    Pages 39-53

  • Transfusion in the Face of Autoantibodies

    Sloan, Steven R. (et al.)

    Pages 55-70

  • Red Blood Cell Transfusion of the Immunocompromised Patient

    Stowell, Christopher P.

    Pages 71-87

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Red Cell Transfusion
Book Subtitle
A Practical Guide
Editors
  • Marion E. Reid
  • Sandra J. Nance
Series Title
Contemporary Hematology
Copyright
1998
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4612-1798-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4612-1798-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-89603-412-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4612-7288-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 227
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