Trigger Factors in Transfusion Medicine: Proceedings of the Twentieth International Symposium on Blood Transfusion, Groningen 1995, organized by the Red Cross Blood Bank Noord-Nederland

Trigger Factors in Transfusion Medicine: Proceedings of the Twentieth International Symposium on Blood Transfusion, Groningen 1995, organized by the Red Cross Blood Bank Noord-Nederland

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461285502
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 09/15/2011
Series: Developments in Hematology and Immunology , #31
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. I: Demand and Supply. Customer-Oriented Quality Systems in Transfusion; D.E. Nevalainen. Communication Mechanisms Between the Bedside and the Blood Bank; A.W.M. Koopman-Van Gemert. Informed Consent for Transfusion Recipients: How Much is Enough? P.V. Holland. Factors that Influence the Demand for Transfusion; D.B.L. McClelland. The Process of Clinical Decision Making in Blood Transfusion; L.T. Goodnough. II: Product Qualities and Characteristics. Factors Defining the Clinical Needs for Supportive Haemotherapy; J.Th.M. de Wolf. Factors Effecting the Clinical Efficacy of Blood Transfusion; W.G. Murphy. The Clinical Relevance and Biological Effects of Leukocytes Present in Cellular Blood Components; M. Blajchman. Platelets: What Qualities and Characteristics Do Justify the Need for Transfusion? S. Murphy. The Clinical Relevance of Clotting Factor Characteristics; C.A. Ludlam. Discussion. III: Transfusion Policies and Clinical Practice. Fears, Facts and Formulas About Blood Transfusion: On the Perception, Acceptance and Communication of Risks; C.A.J. Vlek. Surgical Criteria for Blood Transfusion: How Far Should We Go? H.J. ten Duis. Transfusion Policies and Clinical Practice in a Tertiary Academic Medical Centre: The Role of Protocols and Documentation; M. Petrides, E.L. Snyder. Choice of Transfusing Single Donor Apheresis vs Random Pooled Platelets - Its Costs; A. Westerterp-Maas. Ethical Aspects of the Transfusion of Blood; C.R. MacPherson. What Triggers the Initiative of Developments in Transfusion Medicine: Advances in Ex Vivo Haematopoietic Cell Therapy and Next Generation Transfusion Products; D.E. van Epps. Discussion. IV. Evaluation and Feed-Back of Transfusion Policies. Evaluation of Bedside Transfusion Practice: Benefits vs Risks; R.S. Eisenstaedt. The Clinical Consultative Role of the Blood Bank in Transfusion Medicine; C.Th. Smit Sibinga. Audits in Transfusion Medicine: A Trigger Mechanism to Optimise Clinical Practice; Ch.H. Wallas. Legislative and Regulative Impact on Transfusion Medicine Practices; K. Sazama. Discussion. Index.

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