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Clinical Laboratory Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine Practices

By Gretchen Johns, William Zundel, Elizabeth Gockel-Blessing, Lisa Denesiuk

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jul 17, 2014


Clinical Laboratory Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine: Principles and Practices provides readers with the didactic foundation, background, and tools to successfully function in a typical transfusion medicine laboratory. The text’s teaching and learning package includes an Instructor’s Manual, lecture slides, and test bank.


Teaching and Learning Experience:

  • Presents detailed technical information and real-life case studies that help learners envision themselves as members of the health care team
  • Mixes theoretical and practical information that allows learners to analyze and synthesize the concepts
  • Complemented by a variety of ancillary materials designed to help instructors be more effective and students more successful

Table of Contents

1.      The Immune Process: The Origin and Interaction Between Antigens and Antibodies

2.      Immunogenetics: The Origin of Antigens

3.      Blood Bank Applications of Antigen–Antibody Reactions

4.      ABO and Hh Blood Group Systems

5.      Rh, RHAG, and LW Blood Group Systems

6.      Other Blood Group Systems

7.      Pretransfusion and Compatibility Testing

8.      Identification of Unexpected Antibodies

9.      Donor Selection, Phlebotomy, and Required Testing

10.  Blood Products: Preparation, Storage, and Shipment of Blood Components

11.  Component Therapy and Massive Transfusion

12.  Adverse Reactions to Transfusion

13.  Transfusion-Transmitted Infections

14.  Perinatal and Neonatal Transfusion Issues

15.  Autoimmune and Drug-Induced Immune Hemolytic Anemias

16.  Platelet Refractory Patients

17.  Transfusion Support of Selected Patient Populations

18.  Human Histocompatibility

19.  Methods in Parentage Testing

20.  Transfusion Safety and Regulatory Issues

21.  Quality Assurance

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Student Resources Page for Clinical Laboratory Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine Practices

This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.

Package ISBN-13: 9780134107226

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Clinical Laboratory Microbiology: A Practical Approach
    Karen Kiser, William Payne, Theresa Taff
  • Clinical Laboratory Urinalysis and Body Fluids
    Robert Sunheimer, Linda Graves, Wendy Stockwin, Elizabeth Gockel-Blessing
  • Clinical Laboratory Chemistry
    Robert Sunheimer, Linda Graves
  • SUCCESS! in Clinical Laboratory Science, 4th Edition
    Anna Ciulla, Donald Lehman
  • Clinical Laboratory Hematology, 3rd Edition
    Shirlyn B. McKenzie, Lynne Williams
  • Clinical Laboratory Mathematics
    Mark Ball
  • Contemporary Clinical Immunology and Serology
    Kate Rittenhouse-Olson, Ernesto DeNardin
  • Phlebotomy Handbook, 9th Edition
    Diana Garza, Kathleen Becan-McBride

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ISBN-10: 0-13-083331-2

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-083331-0

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