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Blood Transfusion Therapy: A Physician’s Handbook, 13th edition

Product Code: 203016

ISBN: 978-1-56395-403-0

This popular handbook has been thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the most recent trends in transfusion medicine practice. The compact volume, which fits conveniently in a lab coat pocket, is packed with comprehensive discussions of blood components, plasma derivatives, transfusion practices, hemostatic disorders, and adverse effects of transfusion, as well as succinct overviews of therapeutic apheresis, massive transfusion, and patient blood management essentials. References for each topic are extensive. New this edition:

  • New products included: liquid plasma, pathogen inactivated plasma
  • Updated coagulation factor concentrates
  • Discussion of new agents in bypassing Factor VII & IX inhibitors
  • New tables for platelet transfusion thresholds and neonatal RBC transfusion
  • Updates for RhIG dosing
  • Pre-hospital transfusion discussed
  • Updated incidences of transfusion reactions
  • Updated description and treatment options for Hyperhemolysis Syndrome
  • New consensus definition of TRALI
  • Updates on therapeutic interventions for massive hemorrhage, including use of whole blood
  • Updates on patient blood management initiatives for treating anemia to avoid the need for transfusion
  • Incorporation of new guidelines on the use of therapeutic apheresis

Edited by Melissa Cushing, MD; Jessica Poisson, MD, and Nick Bandarenko, MD

(AABB, 2020, soft cover, ISBN 978-1-56395-403-0)

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