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

Basic & Applied Concepts of Blood Banking and Transfusion Practices

3rd Edition

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

Part I: Foundations: Basic Sciences and Reagents

  1. Immunology: Basic Principles and Applications in the Blood Bank
  2. Blood Banking Reagents
  3. Genetic Principles in Blood Banking
  4. Part II: Overview of the Major Blood Groups

  5. ABO and H Blood Group Systems and Secretor Status
  6. Rh Blood Group System
  7. Other Blood Group Systems
  8. Part III: Essentials of Pretransfusion Testing

  9. Antibody Detection and Identification
  10. Compatibility Testing
  11. Blood Bank Automation for Transfusion Services
  12. Part IV: Clinical Considerations in Immunohematology

  13. Adverse Complications of Transfusions
  14. Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn
  15. Part V: Blood Collection and Testing

  16. Donor Selection and Phlebotomy
  17. Testing of Donor Blood
  18. Part VI: Blood Component Preparation and Transfusion Therapy

  19. Blood Component Preparation and Therapy
  20. Transfusion Therapy in Selected Patients
  21. Part VII: Quality and Safety Issues

  22. Quality Assurance and Regulation in the Blood Bank and Safety


Appendix A Answers to Study Questions