ISBN: 9780323353151
Page Count: 408
Imprint: Mosby
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Basic & Applied Concepts of Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

by Kathy D. Blaney, MS, BB(ASCP)SBB, CHT(ABHI) and Paula R. Howard, MS, MPH, MT(ASCP)SBB
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study - Access Card
ISBN: 9780323353151
Page Count: 408
Imprint: Mosby
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Using an easy-to-understand writing style, this text integrates immunohematology theory and application to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in blood banking. Problem-solving exercises and case studies help you develop a solid understanding of all areas of blood banking.

    • Learning objectives begin each chapter.
    • Illustrated blood group boxes throughout chapter 6, Other Blood Group Systems, give the ISBT symbol, number, and the clinical significance of the antibodies at a glance.
    • Margin notes and definitions in each chapter highlight important material and offer additional explanations.
    • Chapter summaries recap the most important points of the chapter.
    • Study questions at the end of each chapter provide an opportunity for review.
    • Critical thinking exercises with case studies help you apply what you have learned in the chapter.
    • UPDATED! Information and photos on automation include equipment actually used in the lab.
    • Flow charts showing antibody detection and identification help you detect and identify antibodies.
    • Advanced topics on Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, the HLA System, Molecular Techniques and Applications, Automation, Electronic Crossmatching, and Therapeutic Apheresis make the text relevant for 4-year MLS programs.
  • Part I: Foundations: Basic Sciences and Reagents

    1. Immunology: Basic Principles and Applications in the Blood Bank
    2. Blood Banking Reagents
    3. Genetic Principles in Blood Banking
    4. Part II: Overview of the Major Blood Groups

    5. ABO and H Blood Group Systems and Secretor Status
    6. Rh Blood Group System
    7. Other Blood Group Systems
    8. Part III: Essentials of Pretransfusion Testing

    9. Antibody Detection and Identification
    10. Compatibility Testing
    11. Blood Bank Automation for Transfusion Services
    12. Part IV: Clinical Considerations in Immunohematology

    13. Adverse Complications of Transfusions
    14. Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn
    15. Part V: Blood Collection and Testing

    16. Donor Selection and Phlebotomy
    17. Testing of Donor Blood
    18. Part VI: Blood Component Preparation and Transfusion Therapy

    19. Blood Component Preparation and Therapy
    20. Transfusion Therapy in Selected Patients
    21. Part VII: Quality and Safety Issues

    22. Quality Assurance and Regulation in the Blood Bank and Safety

    Appendixes

    Appendix A Answers to Study Questions

    Glossary

  • Kathy D. Blaney, MS, BB(ASCP)SBB, CHT(ABHI), Tissue Typing Laboratory, Florida Hospital; OneBlood, Inc., Orlando, Florida and Paula R. Howard, MS, MPH, MT(ASCP)SBB, OneBlood, Inc., Lauderhill, Florida
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