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Transfusion Medicine, 4th Edition

Transfusion Medicine, 4th Edition

Jeffrey McCullough

ISBN: 978-1-119-23650-4 October 2016 Wiley-Blackwell 616 Pages


Transfusion Medicine provides a concise, clinically focused and practical approach to the field of blood banking and transfusion therapy written by international expert, Jeffrey McCullough MD.
  • Concise, approachable, yet comprehensive approach to the field of transfusion medicine and blood banking
  • Offers extensive guidance on important topics such as; donor recruitment, blood collection and storage, donor testing and clinical uses of blood components, techniques of administration of blood components, complications of transfusion, transmissible diseases, the HLA system, and many more
  • Provides new content on patient blood management systems, the changing indications for red cell transfusion, new transmissible disease agents, management of massive blood loss, pathogen reduced blood components, therapeutic apheresis including photopheresis, management of massive transfusion and new cellular therapies.
  • Discusses global blood supply and US blood supply organizations and their consolidation and reorganization 
  • Reviews other topics of current interest, such as mitigation strategies for TRALI prevention, effects of storage of blood on adverse effects, management of massive blood loss and massive transfusion protocols pathogen inactivation, and granulocyte transfusion 
  • Extensively referenced for further study 

Preface to the Fourth Edition, vi

Chapter 1 History, 1

Chapter 2 The Blood Supply, 13

Chapter 3 Recruitment of Blood Donors, 28

Chapter 4 Blood Donor Medical Assessment and Blood Collection, 41

Chapter 5 Preparation, Storage, and Characteristics of Blood Components and Plasma Derivatives, 67

Chapter 6 Patient Blood Management, 100

Chapter 7 Production of Components by Apheresis, 122

Chapter 8 Laboratory Testing of Donated Blood, 149

Chapter 9 Blood Groups, 173

Chapter 10 Laboratory Detection of Blood Groups and Provision of Red Cells, 210

Chapter 11 Clinical Uses of Blood Components, 242

Chapter 12 Transfusion Therapy in Specific Clinical Situations, 304

Chapter 13 Techniques of Blood Transfusion, 360

Chapter 14 Complications of Transfusion, 377

Chapter 15 Transfusion?]Transmitted Diseases, 412

Chapter 16 The HLA System in Transfusion Medicine and Transplantation, 446

Chapter 17 Hematopoietic Growth Factors in Transfusion Medicine, 474

Chapter 18 Cellular Engineering for the Production of New Blood Components, 492

Chapter 19 Therapeutic Apheresis, 521

Chapter 20 Quality Programs in Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine, 560

Index, 578