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Book

Transfusion Medicine: Quality in Laboratory Medicine

Transfusion Medicine: Quality in Laboratory Medicine
  • Copyright:2012
  • ISBN:9781936287963
  • Pages:160

Rating: Member Average

Transfusion Medicine addresses common issues and errors seen in the blood transfusion process. The goal is to alert general practitioners and trainees to the latest scientific advances and spiraling regulations in blood transfusion as well as introduce them to the most common types of transfusion errors encountered in clinical settings.

Transfusion Medicine Features

  • Descriptions of potential errors in regulatory compliance, operational processes, and patient safety
  • Descriptions of potential errors in clinical decision making in blood transfusion, including when to premedicate patients, warfarin reversal, and the diagnostic intricacies in TRALI and TTP
  • Pocket-sized for portability

Contents:
1. Neonatal/pediatric/obstetric transfusion; 2. Adult transfusion; 3. Immunohematology and serology; 4. Apheresis; 5. Transfusion reactions; 6. Quality assurance/quality control.