Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition

Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition

Editor(s): Michael F. Murphy, Derwood H. Pamphilon

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405181969

Online ISBN: 9781444311761

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311761

About this Book

Highly Commended - 2010 BMA Medical Book Awards

An essential, practical manual for all those working in transfusion medicine

  • Concise and user-friendly guide to transfusion medicine
  • Focuses on clinical aspects but also covers background science and organizational issues
  • Complications encountered in transfusion are addressed throughout
  • Highlights controversial issues and provides advice for everyday clinical questions in transfusion medicine

This comprehensive guide to transfusion medicine takes a practical and didactic approach. The third edition of this text includes many new contributions and has expanded to seven sections. The first of these takes the reader systematically through the principles of transfusion medicine. The second deals with the complications which can arise in transfusion and is followed by a section on the practice of transfusion in blood centres and hospitals. The fourth section covers clinical transfusion practice and the fifth looks at alternatives to transfusion.  Section six addresses cellular and tissue therapy and organ transplantation and the final section of the book examines the development of the evidence base for transfusion. As with previous editions; the final section includes a visionary chapter on future advances in the field.

This new edition of Practical Transfusion Medicine benefits from even more international authorship than the previous two editions and is an invaluable resource for trainee doctors, scientists, technicians and other staff in haematology and transfusion and as a reference book for clinical staff in haematology and other disciplines   faced with specific problems.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Basic Principles of Immunohaematology

    1. Chapter 5

      Platelet and Neutrophil Antigens (pages 44–59)

      David L. Allen, Geoffrey F. Lucas, Michael F. Murphy and Willem H. Ouwehand

  2. Part 2: Complications of Transfusion

  3. Part 3: Practice in Blood Centres and Hospitals

    1. Chapter 24

      Blood Transfusion in a Global Context (pages 251–261)

      David Roberts, Jean-Pierre Allain, Alan D. Kitchen, Stephen Field and Imelda Bates

  4. Part 4: Clinical Transfusion Practice

    1. Chapter 27

      Haematological Disease (pages 308–319)

      Michael F. Murphy and Simon J. Stanworth

    2. Chapter 30

      Inherited and Acquired Coagulation Disorders (pages 333–346)

      Vickie McDonald, J. Kim Ryland, Joanne E. Joseph and Samuel J. Machin

  5. Part 5: Alternatives to Transfusion

  6. Part 6: Cellular and Tissues Therapy and Organ Transplantation

    1. Chapter 41

      Cord Blood Transplantation (pages 453–461)

      Leandro de Padua Silva, Marcos de Lima, Elizabeth J. Shpall and Susan Armitage

  7. Part 7: Development of the Evidence Base for Transfusion

    1. Chapter 47

      Getting the Most out of the Evidence for Transfusion Medicine (pages 513–521)

      Simon J. Stanworth, Susan J. Brunskill, Carolyn Doree and Chris J. Hyde

    2. Chapter 48

      How to Influence Clinicians' use of Blood – Improving the Transfusion Practice in Hospitals? (pages 522–529)

      Simon J. Stanworth, J. J. Francis, M. P. Eccles, Chris J. Hyde, Michael F. Murphy and Alan T. Tinmouth

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