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Title Modern blood banking and transfusion practices / [edited by] Denise M. Harmening
Edition Fifth edition
Published Philadelphia : F.A. Davis, [2005]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  615.39 Har/Mbb 2005  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 543 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Contents: Red cell and platelet preservation: historical perspectives, review of metabolism, and current trends -- Basic genetics for blood bankers -- Fundamentals of immunology for blood bankers -- Concepts in molecular biology -- The antiglobulin test -- The ABO blood group system -- The RH blood group system -- The Lewis system and the biological significance -- Other major blood group systems -- The red cell surface antigen terminology and miscellaneous blood groups donor screening and component preparation -- Donor screening and component preparation -- Detection and identification of antibodies -- Pretransfusion compatibility testing -- Orientation to the modern blood bank laboratory -- Alternative technologies and automation in routine blood bank testing -- Transfusion therapy and transfusion in transplantation -- Apheresis -- Adverse effects of blood transfusion -- Transfusion-transmitted diseases -- Hemolytic disease of the newborn and fetus -- Autoimmune hemolytic anemias -- The HLA system -- Parentage testing -- Quality management in the blood bank -- Transfusion safety and federal regulatory requirements -- Informational systems in the blood bank -- Medicolegal and ethical aspects of providing blood collection and transfusion services
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Blood banks.
Blood -- Transfusion.
Blood Banks -- methods.
Blood Grouping and Crossmatching.
Blood Transfusion -- methods.
Author Harmening, Denise.
LC no. 2004020021
ISBN 0803612486 (hardcover : alk. paper)