Blood Transfusion Therapy: A Physician'S Handbook, 10Th Ed.
Publish Date: 2011-10-14
Author: AABB (American Association of Blood Banks)
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Blood Transfusion Therapy: A Physician's Handbook has been thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the most recent trends in transfusion medicine practice. This compact volume, which fits conveniently in a lab coat pocket, is packed with comprehensive discussions of blood components, plasma derivatives, transfusion practices, hemostatic disorders and adverse effects of transfusion, as well as succinct overviews of therapeutic apheresis and hematopoietic cellular therapy. References for each topic are extensive.
New this edition:
Component discussion addresses two recently approved platelet products. Expanded information on prothrombin complex concentrates. Revamped discussion of massive transfusion. Expanded information on anticoagulant drugs. New section on biovigilance. Expanded information on hematopoietic growth factors. Indications for apheresis updated to reflect latest ASFA guidelines.