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Basic & Applied Concepts of Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices, 3rd Edition

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Using an easy-to-understand writing style, this text integrates immunohematology theory and application to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in blood banking. Problem-solving exercises and case studies help you develop a solid understanding of all areas of blood banking.

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New to This Edition

    • UPDATED! Information and photos on automation include equipment actually used in the lab.
    • Flow charts showing antibody detection and identification help you detect and identify antibodies.
    • Advanced topics on Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, the HLA System, Molecular Techniques and Applications, Automation, Electronic Crossmatching, and Therapeutic Apheresis make the text relevant for 4-year MLS programs.

Key Features

    • Learning objectives begin each chapter.
    • Illustrated blood group boxes throughout chapter 6, Other Blood Group Systems, give the ISBT symbol, number, and the clinical significance of the antibodies at a glance.
    • Margin notes and definitions in each chapter highlight important material and offer additional explanations.
    • Chapter summaries recap the most important points of the chapter.
    • Study questions at the end of each chapter provide an opportunity for review.
    • Critical thinking exercises with case studies help you apply what you have learned in the chapter.

Author Information

    By Kathy D. Blaney, MS, BB(ASCP)SBB, CHT(ABHI), Tissue Typing Laboratory, Florida Hospital; OneBlood, Inc., Orlando, Florida and Paula R. Howard, MS, MPH, MT(ASCP)SBB, OneBlood, Inc., Lauderhill, Florida

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Basic & Applied Concepts of Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices, 3rd Edition
  • Paperback
  • 492 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-08663-9
  • Copyright: 2013