This new edition of Essentials of Blood Banking brings students and residents fully up to date with the latest scientific and technological advances in blood banking and transfusion.
The book begins with discussion on immunohaematology and different blood group systems. The following sections examine transfusion, screening, donors and storage.
The second edition includes a new chapter on obstetrical transfusion practice, as well as fully updated guidelines on neonatal and paediatric transfusion.
Fully revised, new edition bringing residents and students up to date with the latest advances in blood banking and transfusion
Includes new chapter on obstetrical transfusion practice
Diagrams, plates and tables enhance learning
Previous edition published in 2006
SR Mehdi MD Professor of Hematology, Department of Pathology, Era's Lucknow Medical College, Uttar Pradesh, India
Immunohaematology ABO blood group system Rh blood group system Other blood group systems Antihuman globulin (Coombs') test Detection and identification of antibodies Cross-matching (compatibility testing) Transfusion reactions and complications Screening for diseases transmitted through blood Blood donor and collection of blood Storage and preservation of blood and its components Haemolytic disease of the newborn Blood components Transfusion therapy Neonatal and pediatric transfusion Obstetrical transfusion practice