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Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking



Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking

Kenichiro Yagi (Editor), Marie Holowaychuk (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-93302-2 July 2016 Wiley-Blackwell 408 Pages


Using a practical approach, the Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking provides veterinary practitioners with evidence-based guidelines to refer to at the clinical practice level.

  • Provides evidence-based information on transfusion medicine and blood banking practices
  • Presents sections on recipient screening, donor selection, blood collection and storage, and how to meet blood product demands
  • Includes useful protocols for transfusions and blood banking relevant to clinical practice
  • Incorporates the balanced perspectives of veterinarians and veterinary technicians
  • Contains information pertaining to large, small, and exotic animals

Contributors, ix

About the Editors, xi

Preface, xiii

Section I: Introduction to Veterinary Transfusion Medicine

1 Evolution of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking, 3
Marie K. Holowaychuk and Kenichiro Yagi

2 Component Therapy, 13
Julie M. Walker

Section II: Blood Products

3 Red Blood Cell Products, 29
Caroline Kisielewicz

4 Plasma Products, 43
K. Jane Wardrop and Marjory Brooks

5 Platelet Products, 55
Mary Beth Callan and Kimberly Marryott

6 Hemoglobin-Based Oxygen Carrier Solutions, 70
Marie K. Holowaychuk and Thomas K. Day

7 Alternative Plasma Protein Products: Albumin and Human Immunoglobulin Therapy, 83
Nicole Spurlock

8 Miscellaneous Blood Product Usage, 103
Marie K. Holowaychuk and Kenichiro Yagi

Section III: Blood Product Administration

9 Canine Recipient Screening, 117
Lynel J. Tocci

10 Feline Recipient Screening, 129
Anthony C.G. Abrams-Ogg

11 Transfusion-Associated Complications, 155
Shauna L. Blois

12 Recipient Monitoring, 172
Kenichiro Yagi and Marie K. Holowaychuk

Section IV: Blood Banking

13 Canine Donor Selection, 189
Kenichiro Yagi and Brandee L. Bean

14 Canine Blood Collection, 199
Kenichiro Yagi

15 Feline Donor Selection, 212
Charlotte Russo and Karen Humm

16 Feline Blood Collection, 223
Robyn K. Taylor and Karen Humm

17 Blood Component Processing and Storage, 237
Cheryl L. Mansell and Manuel Boller

Section V: Meeting Blood Product Demands

18 Blood Product Sources, 259
Sally Lester

19 Donor Program Management, 271
Rebecca J. Nusbaum

20 Limiting Allogenic Blood Transfusions, 284
Marie K. Holowaychuk

21 Alternative Transfusion Methods, 296
Sophie Adamantos and Caroline Smith

Section VI: Transfusion Medicine in Other Species

22 Equine Transfusion Medicine, 309
Margaret C. Mudge and Olivia H. Williams

23 Food and Fiber Animal Transfusion Medicine, 321
Brent C. Credille and Kira L. Epstein

24 Avian Transfusion Medicine, 334
Stephen Cital, Angela M. Lennox and Andrea Goodnight

25 Small Mammal Transfusion Medicine, 345
Jody Nugent-Deal and Kristina Palmer

26 Reptile and Amphibian Transfusion Medicine, 358
Stephen Cital and Andrea Goodnight

27 Primate Transfusion Medicine, 366
Stephen Cital, Angela Colagross-Schouten and Laura Summers

Index, 377

"...this book helps to fill a current void in the veterinary transfusion subspecialty. It will be a useful ready reference for any practice that maintains a blood banking program or provides transfusion services." (Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 15/03/2017)