This edition features the latest discussions and findings in transfusion therapy and fills a niche between the handbook and weightier compendia, and provides guidance on how and when to prescribe blood components and derivatives. Enhanced content cover discussions of transfusion therapy in surgery, pediatric transfusion, transfusion-induced immunomodulation, transfusion in stem cell transplantation, and Rh immune globulin therapy. The third edition is a must-have for anyone in the field of transfusion medicine.
New this edition:
Transfusion Therapy in Critical Care.
Transfusion Therapy in Trauma and Massive Transfusion.
Pathogen Reduction and Inactivation.
Alloimmunization to Red Blood Cell Antigens and Management of Alloimmunized Patients.
Clinical practice of transfusion.
Blood components and derivatives.
Quality in transfusion practice.