Blood: Self-Teaching Hematology, Immunology, and Transfusion Therapy / Edition 2

Blood: Self-Teaching Hematology, Immunology, and Transfusion Therapy / Edition 2

by John F. Dailey
     
 

Blood provides practical information on blood physiology, immunology, transfusion therapy and complications, special circulations (eg, hepat ic), MHC, component therapy, apheresis, autologous blood recovery syst ems, and bone marrow transplantation. Contains questions with answers for each chapter, an extensive glossary, illustrations, and 78 text-re lated commonly

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Blood provides practical information on blood physiology, immunology, transfusion therapy and complications, special circulations (eg, hepat ic), MHC, component therapy, apheresis, autologous blood recovery syst ems, and bone marrow transplantation. Contains questions with answers for each chapter, an extensive glossary, illustrations, and 78 text-re lated commonly used blood tests (with uses, results, and value indicat ions).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780963181978
Publisher:
Quick Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
09/01/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
564
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Charts
Preface
Acknowledgements
1The Concept of Blood1
2The Circulatory System15
3Special Circulations: Cardiac, Renal, Hepatic, and Fetal31
4Red Blood Cells61
5Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Transport77
6White Blood Cells93
7Antigen, Antibody, and Complement115
8The Major Histocompatibility Complex Molecules131
9The Immune System143
10Plasma163
11Platelets177
12Coagulation191
13ABO and Rh Blood Group Systems211
14Blood Transfusion223
15Adverse Events in Transfusion237
16Transfusion and Disease Transmission263
17Component Therapy283
18Apheresis307
19Methods of Autologous Blood Recovery319
20Bone Marrow Transplantation335
Answers to Questions355
Glossary413
Blood Tests439
App. IHeparin531
App. IIScientific Symbols and Their Equivalents533
Bibliography535
Index539

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