Blood Transfusion Therapy: A Physician's Handbook, 11th Edition

  • ID: 4465648
  • Book
  • Region: Global
  • 275 pages
  • AABB
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This Handbook has been thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the most recent trends in transfusion medicine practice. The compact tome, which fits conveniently in a lab coat pocket, is packed with comprehensive discussions of blood components, plasma derivatives, hemostatic disorders, transfusion practice, and adverse effects of transfusion. Also covered are therapeutic apheresis, massive transfusion, and patient blood management. References for each topic are extensive.

This updated edition features:

  • Updated and consolidated overview of components.
  • Expanded information on prothrombin complex concentrates.
  • Entire new chapter on massive transfusion.
  • Expanded information on anticoagulant drugs.
  • Enhanced discussion of patient blood management, including thromboelastography for transfusion decision making.
  • Indications for apheresis updated to reflect the 2016 ASFA guidelines.
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Preface

1. BLOOD COMPONENTS
Concept of Blood Component Therapy 
Whole Blood
Red Cell Components        
Platelet Components        
Granulocytes
Plasma Components   
Cryoprecipitated Antihemophilic Factor  
Blood Component Modifications   
Oxygen Therapeutics       
Pathogen Inactivation      
References 

2. PLASMA DERIVATIVES
Factor VIII Concentrates      
Factor IX Concentrates    
Factor X Concentrate       
Prothrombin Complex Concentrate
Other Recombinant and Plasma Protein
Derivatives
Albumin and Plasma Protein Fraction 
Synthetic Volume Expanders    
Immune Globulins      
Rh Immune Globulin       
References 

3. HEMOSTATIC DISORDERS
Overview of Hemostasis  
Evaluation of Bleeding Disorders   
Platelet Disorders        
Congenital Bleeding Disorders  
Acquired Bleeding Disorders   
Prohemostatic Drugs      
Thrombotic Disorders     
Disorders of Fibrinolysis     
References

4. TRANSFUSION PRACTICES
Surgical Blood Ordering Practices
Urgent Transfusion    
Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Transplantation
Solid Organ Transplantation    
Obstetric Transfusion Practices     
Neonatal Transfusion Practices     
Pediatric Transfusion Practices
Management of Platelet Refractoriness   
Administration of Blood      
References

5. PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT
Concept of Patient Blood Management   
PBM Program Structure
Nonsurgical/Preoperative Issues   
Perioperative Techniques
Postoperative Management 
Blood Utilization Review    
References

6. BLOOD COMPONENT RESUSCITATION IN TRAUMA AND MASSIVE BLEEDING
Introduction
Hemostatic Resuscitation in Massive Bleeding
Massive Transfusion Protocol 
References

7. ADVERSE EFFECTS OF BLOOD TRANSFUSION
Acute Transfusion Reactions   
Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions 
Hemovigilance
References

8. THERAPEUTIC APHERESIS
Description
Indications
Procedural Considerations  
Complications of Therapeutic Apheresis
References
Index

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