3. Concepts and Models

  1. René R. P. De Vries MD1 and
  2. Jean-Claude Faber MD2
  1. René R. P. de Vries MD1 and
  2. Jean-Claude Faber MD2

Published Online: 6 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118338179.ch3

Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety

Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety

How to Cite

de Vries, R. R. P. and Faber, J.-C. (2012) Concepts and Models, in Hemovigilance: An Effective Tool for Improving Transfusion Safety (eds R. R. P. De Vries and J.-C. Faber), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118338179.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Blood Transfusion Service of the Luxembourg Red Cross, Luxembourg

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Blood Transfusion Service of the Luxembourg Red Cross, Luxembourg

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 29 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470655276

Online ISBN: 9781118338179

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Keywords:

  • concepts and models;
  • current hemovigilance systems, conceptual/organizational differences;
  • interpretation/comparison of data, from different systems;
  • products and processes;
  • recipients and donors;
  • donor safety, a subject for hemovigilance;
  • reporting in different hemovigilance systems;
  • “Hot and cold” hemovigilance;
  • RAS, information channel for quick diffusion of information;
  • EU, legal provisions in Blood Directives, transposed into national law

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scope

  • Structure

  • References