Transfusion-Free Medicine and Surgery / Edition 1

Transfusion-Free Medicine and Surgery / Edition 1

by Nicolas Jabbour
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405121599

ISBN-13: 9781405121590

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Essential guide to the new field of transfusion-free medicine and surgery – written by leading experts in the field.

Transfusion Free Medicine and Surgery provides a comprehensive approach to a new paradigm shift in the field of blood management.

The principles are easy and this platform provides an all-inclusive review of red blood cell

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Overview

Essential guide to the new field of transfusion-free medicine and surgery – written by leading experts in the field.

Transfusion Free Medicine and Surgery provides a comprehensive approach to a new paradigm shift in the field of blood management.

The principles are easy and this platform provides an all-inclusive review of red blood cell production, oxygen delivery, coagulation and the role of blood transfusion in an intensive care setting. Controversial as it may sound, this book opens the door for ethical/legal debates, by putting them into perspective and providing answers to perplexing situations. The economics of blood transfusion and the hidden costs that allude the clinician are also brought into the equation.

Why Buy This Book?

  • Provides the groundwork for developing a successful transfusion-free clinical program
  • Includes all key issues related to blood products, blood transfusion and transfusion-free medicine and surgery
  • Discusses controversial issues associated with this new and fast moving field
  • Includes self-assessment questions to help the reader with their continuing professional education and development

Transfusion Free Medicine and Surgery is ideal for:

  • Specialists working in transfusion and transfusion-free medicine
  • Haematologists in practice and in training
  • Anyone involved in any surgical discipline, internal medicine, ICU care or anaesthesia who is interested in this field

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405121590
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.45(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 Legal and Administrative Issues Related to Transfusion-Free Medicine and Surgery.

Randy Henderson, Nicolas Jabbour, Gary Zeger.

2 Transfusion Therapy – Balancing the Risks and Benefits.

Roslyn A Yomtovian, Katharine A Downes, Ira A Shulman.

3 Preoperative Management and Preparation for Transfusion-Free Surgery.

Lawrence T Goodnough.

4 Intraoperative Strategies for Transfusion-Free Surgery.

Joseph D Tobias.

5 Current View of the Coagulation System.

Yoogoo Kang, Paul Audu.

6 The Physiology of Anemia and the Threshold for Blood Transfusion.

Joseph D Tobias.

7 Postoperative Management in Transfusion-Free Medicine and Surgery in the ICU.

Jean-Louis Vincent.

8 Anemia and Blood Conservation in the Critically Ill Patient.

Aryeh Shander, Tanuja Rijhwani, Nimish Nemani, Carmine Gianatiempo.

9 Feasibility of Transfusion-Free Medicine and Surgery in Clinical Practice.

Nicolas Jabbour, Ryan Young, S Ram Kumar, Rick Selby, Yuri Genyk.

10 The Changing Transfusion Practice of Neonatal and Pediatric Surgery.

Pamela J Kling, Nicolas Jabbour, S Ram Kumar.

11 The Cost of Blood Product Transfusion.

Gary Zeger, Nicolas Jabbour.

12 Oxygen Therapeutics – The Quest for Artificial Blood.

Robert Bartlett.

13 Basic Principles of Bloodless Medicine and Surgery.

Nicolas Jabbour.

Index

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