This volume is a collection of immunohematology and transfusion medicine cases, comprised of clinical vignettes and antibody panels with questions based on each case, arranged in a workbook format. The cases are based on real patient problems which are typically encountered and covers a number of common issues and challenging problems in blood banking and transfusion practice. Discussion and resolution of each case is provided in a separate answer section, including up-to-date information on pertinent advances in the field.
Written by experts in the field, Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine: A Case Study Approach provides an interactive tool to help make blood banking and transfusion medicine memorable, practical, and relevant to residents and fellows.
|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)|
About the Author
Mark T. Friedman, DO
Medical Director, Blood Bank and Transfusion Service, Director, Pathology Residency Program, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Mount Sinai Health System, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Centers, New York, NY, USA
Kamille West, MD
Clinical Fellow, National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center, Department of Transfusion Medicine, Bethesda, MD, USA
Peyman Bizargity, MD
Mount Sinai Health System, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Centers, New York, NY, USA
Table of Contents
Case 1 Basic Single Antibody Identification- How Hard Can It Be?
Case 2Rhesus Pieces
Case 3Cold Case
Case 4Child’s Play
Case 5I Can “See” Clearly Now
Case 6You Really “Oughta” Get This
Case 7What the Kell
Case 9Are You Kidding?
Case 11Hide and Seek
Case 12The Transfusion Reaction
Case 13What’s this Junk?
Case 14Playing with Enzymes
Case 15The Platelet Transfusion
Case 16Differential Alloadsorption
Case 17Hey, How Did That Antibody Get There?
Case 18I Can’t Stop the Hemolysis!
Case 19Just Another Autoantibody
Case 20I Got You Baby
Case 21“You” Got that Right
Case 22The Case of Low Platelets
Case 23The Perils of Transfusing the Sickle Cell Patient
Case 24To KB or not to KB, that is the Question
Case 25It May do Harm
Case 27Bad Medicine
Case 28In the Clouds
Case 30Time to Change the Plasma
Case 31Do the Math!
Case 32Eight is Enough!
Case 33Cruising for a Bruising
Case 34Help, I Can’t Stop the Bleeding!
Case 35Saving Blood