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Practical Transfusion Medicine for the Small Animal Practitioner, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-119-18767-7
128 pages
December 2016, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

Practical Transfusion Medicine for the Small Animal Practitioner, Second Edition provides clinically oriented guidance on all aspects of blood banking, compatibility testing, and patient blood management for dogs and cats. 
  • Presents procedures for blood collection, processing, and storage in the veterinary setting
  • Describes blood components and their key uses
  • Provides an overview of blood collection techniques and systems, emphasizing popular configurations for veterinary blood products
  • Offers concise and comprehensive guidelines for veterinary professionals to ensure the overall quality of the service
  • Includes access to a companion website with full-color images from the book available in PowerPoint
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Table of Contents

Preface viii

About the Companion Website ix

1 The Blood Donor 1

2 Blood Collection 13

3 Blood Products Overview 26

4 Clinical Considerations in Transfusion Practice 32

5 Adverse Effects of Blood Transfusion 42

6 Methods and Storage 45

7 Quality Assurance 75

Index 79

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Author Information

Carolyn A. Sink, MS, MT(ASCP) supervises Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Services (ViTALS) at Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

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