2 The Blood Supply.
3 Recruitment of Blood Donors.
4 Blood Donor Medical Assessment and Blood Collection.
5 Preparation, Storage, and Characteristics of Blood Components and Plasma Derivatives.
6 Autologous Blood Donation and Transfusion.
7 Production of Components by Apheresis.
8 Laboratory Testing of Donated Blood.
9 Blood Groups.
10 Laboratory Detection of Blood Groups and Provision of Red Cells.
11 Clinical Uses of Blood Components.
12 Transfusion Therapy in Specific Clinical Situations.
13 Techniques of Blood Transfusion.
14 Complications of Transfusion.
15 Transfusion-Transmitted Diseases.
16 The HLA System in Transfusion Medicine and Transplantation (S. Yoon Choo).
17 Hematopoietic Growth Factors in Transfusion Medicine.
18 Cellular Engineering for the Production of New Blood Components.
19 Therapeutic Apheresis.
20 Quality Programs in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine.
“This edition continues the tradition of excellence demonstrated in the first two editions. It is a must for any transfusion service director or physician heavily engaged in transfusion practices.” (Doody’s, 24 August 2012)