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cover image - Basic & Applied Concepts of Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323430654
Publication Date: 10-14-2016
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $70.99

Basic & Applied Concepts of Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by Paula R. Howard, MS, MPH, MT(ASCP)SBB

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323430654
Publication Date: 10-14-2016
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $70.99
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Written for both a MLT- and a MLS-level blood bank course, Basic & Applied Concepts of Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices, 4th Edition combines logically organized and updated content in a highly readable way that makes difficult concepts easy to understand. This essential text enables students to develop a solid understanding of all areas of blood banking by utilizing common theory, clinical scenarios, case studies, and critical-thinking exercises. Additional content on HIV testing, ABID Panels, immunology and serology, HLA, and global blood banking keeps this book current so your students are learning the necessary skills to work in the modern lab.

    • Illustrated blood group boxes provide you with the ISBT symbol, number, and the clinical significance of the antibodies at a glance throughout Chapter 7, Other Red Cell Blood Group Systems, Human Leukocyte Antigens, and Platelet Antigens.
    • Study questions and critical thinking exercises give you an opportunity to review what you’ve learned.
    • Margin notes and definitions highlight important material in each chapter and offer you additional help.
    • Coverage of advanced topics includes transplantation and cellular therapy, the HLA system, molecular techniques and applications, automation, electronic cross-matching, and therapeutic apheresis.
    • Chapter summaries recap the most important points of the chapter.
    • Learning objectives help frame the chapter and set expectations.
    • NEW! QR codes in the margins further learning by linking to new images or websites related to chapter content.
    • NEW! Completely updated content prepares you to work in today’s clinical lab environment with lessons about HIV testing and confirmation rules from the CDC, ABID panels, immunology and serology, HLA, and global blood banking.
  • Part I: Quality and Safety Issues

    1. Quality Assurance and Regulation of the Blood Industry: Safety Issues in the Blood Bank

    Part II: Foundations: Basic Sciences and Reagents

    2. Immunology: Basic Principles and Applications in the Blood Bank 3. Blood Banking Reagents: Overview and Applications 4. Genetic Principles in Blood Banking

    Part III: Overview of the Major Blood Groups

    5. ABO and H Blood Group Systems and Secretor Status 6. Rh Blood Group System 7. Other Red Cell Blood Group Systems, Human Leukocyte Antigens, and Platelet Antigens

    Part IV: Essentials of Pretransfusion Testing

    8. Antibody Detection and Identification 9. Compatibility Testing 10. Blood Bank Automation for Transfusion Services

    Part V: Clinical Considerations in Immunohematology

    11. Adverse Complications of Transfusions 12. Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn

    Part VI: Blood Collecting and Testing

    13. Donor Selection and Phlebotomy 14. Testing of Donor Blood

    Part VII: Blood Component Preparation and Transfusion Therapy

    15. Blood Component Preparation and Therapy 16. Transfusion Therapy in Selected Patients

    Appendix A: Answers to Study Questions

    Glossary

  • Paula R. Howard, MS, MPH, MT(ASCP)SBB, OneBlood, Inc., Lauderhill, Florida
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