Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine: Basic Principles and Practice
2 Rev ed
1 Jan 2006
Christopher D. Hillyer
Ever since the discovery of blood types early in the last century, transfusion medicine has evolved at a breakneck pace. This second edition of "Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine" is exactly what you need to keep up. It combines scientific foundations with today's most practical approaches to the specialty. From blood collection and storage to testing and transfusing blood components, and finally cellular engineering, you'll find coverage here that's second to none. New advances in molecular genetics and the scientific mechanisms underlying the field are also covered, with an emphasis on the clinical implications for treatment. Whether you're new to the field or an old pro, this book belongs in your reference library.