ISBN-10:
0632064544
ISBN-13:
9780632064540
Pub. Date:
10/04/2004
Publisher:
Wiley
Mollison's Blood Transfusion In Clinical Medicine, 11th Edition / Edition 11

Mollison's Blood Transfusion In Clinical Medicine, 11th Edition / Edition 11

by Harvey G. Klein, David J. Anstee

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Mollison's Blood Transfusion In Clinical Medicine, 11th Edition / Edition 11

“Both authors have dealt in an authoritative way with the still rapidly expanding specialty and the eleventh edition of the book will be of the greatest value to all who are interested in the scientific and practical aspects of blood transfusion in clinical medicine.”
From the Foreword by Professor P.L. Mollison

Highly respected, long-established book that has become the "bible" in transfusion medicine

Why Buy This Book?

  • Provides a sound basis for understanding modern transfusion medicine
  • Definitive reference source for any clinician involved with patients requiring transfusion and for all staff working in transfusion services, immunohaematology laboratories and blood banks
  • Highly practical advice on management issues for the clinician
  • Completely revised and updated to reflect the rapid pace of change in transfusion medicine
  • Written by two of the world's leading experts in the field

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780632064540
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/04/2004
Edition description: REV
Pages: 912
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.85(d)

About the Author

Harvey Klein is Chief, Department of Transfusion Medicine, NIH Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Centre and pas-president of the American Association of Blood Banks. He is a recognized leader in defining transfusion medicine as a broader-based clinical and laboratory consultative subspecialty. Dr Klein has published widely, authoring or co-authoring more than 150 publications, including journal articles and book chapters on transfusion medicine in major textbooks on haematology, internal medicine, and blood banking. He is on the editorial boards of Transfusion and Transfusion Medicine Reviews.

Professor David Anstee is the Director of the Bristol Institute for Transfusion Sciences, as affiliated Institute of the University of Bristol which includes the International Blood Group Reference Laboratory, a World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre. He is also the Research co-ordinator for the National Blood Service in England and the current editor of the journal Transfusion Medicine.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations.

Chapter 1: Blood donors and the withdrawal of blood.

Chapter 2: Transfusion of blood, blood components and plasma alternatives in oligaemia.

Chapter 3: Immunology of red cells.

Chapter 4: ABO, Lewis, and P groups and Ii antigens.

Chapter 5: The Rh blood group system (and LW).

Chapter 6: Other red cell antigens.

Chapter 7: Red cell antibodies against self antigens, bound antigens and induced antigens.

Chapter 8:Blood grouping techniques.

Chapter 9: The transfusion of red cells.

Chapter 10: Red cell incompatibility in vivo.

Chapter 11: Haemolytic transfusion reactions.

Chapter 12: Haemolytic disease of the fetus and the newborn.

Chapter 13: Immunology of leucocytes, platelets and plasma components.

Chapter 14: The transfusion of platelets, leucocytes, haemopoietic cells and plasma components.

Chapter 15: Some unfavourable effects of transfusion.

Chapter 16: Infectious agents transmitted by transfusion.

Chapter 17: Haemopheresis.

Chapter 18: Alternatives to blood transfusion.

Appendices.

Index

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