Handbook of Transfusion Medicine
|von Christopher Hillyer|
Kurzbeschreibung The Handbook of Transfusion Medicine is a valuable resource for anyone who transfuses blood products and derivatives. The first comprehensive yet practical handbook of transfusion medicine, it is an up-to-date, easy-to-read, comprehensive manual, textbook, and reference. Its' clinical approach makes it effective for use by all practitioners, including those in surgery, anesthesia, pediatrics, hematology, and oncology, as well as by the transfusion medicine specialist. It describes all the blood products and blood cell types currently used in transfusions, their appropriate applications, the pathophysiology of conditions managed by transfusion and the pathophysiology of adverse reactions. Each chapter follows a standard format including numerous tables and algorithms. Summary elements are also highlighted throughout for quick reference.
With its breadth of information, concise, clear writing style, and attention to relevant technical detail, it is both an excellent starting point and an ongoing resource for medical and technical students and for medical, pediatric, and pathology residents and fellows.
Synopsis This is a practical handbook of transfusion medicine. The book describes all blood products and blood cell types used in transfusions, their appropriate applications, pathophysiology of conditions managed by transfusion, and pathophysiology of adverse reactions. Each chapter follows a standard format including numerous tables and algorithms, with summary elements highlighted throughout by a second-colour screen for quick reference.