Alternatives to Blood Transfusion in Transfusion Medicine, 2nd Edition
July 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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Edited by a multidisciplinary team consisting of a transfusion specialist, an anesthesiologist and an intensive care specialist this book is endorsed by the Network for Advancement of Transfusion Alternatives. The contributors review the appropriate use of fluids and of blood products, and describe the latest treatment options available to decrease the need for allogeneic blood products including:
- Argon beam
- Cell saver
- Harmonic scalpel
- Normovolemic haemodilution
- Synthetic erythropoietin
- Recombinant factor VIIa
- Advanced monitoring of hemostasis
- Intravenous iron
The new edition is a key reference source for all those involved in the practice of blood management and conservation.