Chapter 27. Haematological Disease

  1. Michael F. Murphy MD, FRCP, FRCPath Professor Consultant Haematologist1,2 and
  2. Derwood H. Pamphilon MD, MRCPCH, FRCP, FRCPath Consultant Haematologist Honorary Clinical Reader3,4
  1. Michael F. Murphy MD, FRCP, FRCPath Professor Consultant Haematologist1,2 and
  2. Simon J. Stanworth MA, MRCP (Paeds), D. Phil, FRCPath Consultant Haematologist2

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311761.ch27

Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition

Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition

How to Cite

Murphy, M. F. and Stanworth, S. J. (2009) Haematological Disease, in Practical Transfusion Medicine, Third Edition (eds M. F. Murphy and D. H. Pamphilon), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311761.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    NHS Blood and Transplant and Department of Haematology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    NHS Blood and Transplant, Bristol, UK

  4. 4

    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    NHS Blood and Transplant and Department of Haematology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181969

Online ISBN: 9781444311761

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Keywords:

  • haematological disease;
  • myelosuppressive/myeloablative treatment;
  • immune haemolytic anaemia;
  • steroids;
  • paroxysmal cold haemoglobinuria;
  • disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC);
  • neutropenia;
  • CMV-seropositive patients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background

  • Approach to complications associated with blood transfusion in haematology patients

  • Iron overload

  • Key points

  • Further reading