Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine: A Case Study Approach

Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine: A Case Study Approach

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Overview

Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine: A Case Study Approach by Mark T. Friedman, Kamille West, Peyman Bizargity

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319366425
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 12/16/2016
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 180
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 8EeeeeK!!!

Case 9Are You Kidding?

Case 10G-Force

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 26Fuggedaboutit

Case 27Bad Medicine

Case 28In the Clouds

Case 29Emergency!

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

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