Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine Christopher D. Hillyer, MD, Director, Transfusion Medicine Program; Deputy Director, Winship Cancer Center, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA; Leslie E. Silberstein, MD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Director, Blood Bank and Transfusion Medicine Section, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; Paul M. Ness, MD, Associate Professor, Pathology and Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Director, Blood Bank, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Principal Officer, Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Region, American Red Cross, Blood Services, Baltimore, MD; and Kenneth N. Anderson, Publisher's Editorial Services, Mountain Home, AR Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
This new reference integrates up-to-date scientific information with the latest clinical techniques to offer readers today's most practical approach to blood banking and transfusion medicine. Its comprehensive coverage includes advances in the use of blood products, new methods of disease treatment, and full discussions of stem cell transplantation. A consistent framework makes the discussions of molecular genetics, scientific mechanisms, and clinical situations easy to find and apply.
The first book to offer readers a truly integrated perspective on the molecular genetic aspects of the discipline along with its distinctly clinical counterpart.
Features advances in the use of blood products, new methods of disease treatment, and
full discussions of stem cell transplantation.
Details a broad range of current clinical controversies ... and presents the authors' preferred management approach to these issues when relevant.
Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine, 2nd Edition
Author By Christopher D. Hillyer, MD, Leslie E. Silberstein, MD, Paul M. Ness, MD, Kenneth C. Anderson, MD and John D. Roback, MD, PhD
Format Hardcover Medium Paper ISBN 9780443069819 Copyright Year 2007 Edition 2 Length 912 Pages Illustrations 195 Illustrations
Ever since the discovery of blood types early in the last century, transfusion medicine has evolved at a breakneck pace. This second edition of Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine is exactly what you need to keep up. It combines scientific foundations with today's most practical approaches to the specialty. From blood collection and storage to testing and transfusing blood components, and finally cellular engineering, you'll find coverage here that's second to none. New advances in molecular genetics and the scientific mechanisms underlying the field are also covered, with an emphasis on the clinical implications for treatment. Whether you're new to the field or an old pro, this book belongs in your reference library.