Transfusion Free Medicine And Surgery

Author: Nicolas Jabbour
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111855471X
Size: 74.80 MB
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Transfusion Free Medicine And Surgery from the Author: Nicolas Jabbour. This book aims to be a guide to the practice of blood conservation. The first chapter discusses the legal and administrative aspects of bloodless medicine describing the legal principles and practical issues relatd to refusal of transfusion. The second is on balancing the risks and benefits of transfusion includes clinical vignettes of appropriate and inappropriate transfusion. The remainder of the book covers the principles and practice of bloodless medicine, including a chapter on the scientific issues of haemostasis and the investigation of bleeding idsorders. The book concludes with chapters on blood conservation in neonatal and paediatric surgery, the costs associated with blood transfusion and the quest for artifical blood. New chapters will be included to address blood utilization in oncology and geriatric patients.

Perioperative Safety

Author: Donna S. Watson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323081606
Size: 33.59 MB
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Perioperative Safety from the Author: Donna S. Watson. The only book devoted to this increasingly important issue, Perioperative Safety helps you reduce risk in a setting where even small errors can lead to life-threatening complications. Expert author Donna Watson addresses essential safety principles and concepts, covering patient safety with topics such as the latest safety strategies and initiatives, perioperative safe medication use, preventing infections, anesthesia safety, normothermia management, and electrosurgery. Coverage of staff and workplace safety helps you minimize risk with bloodborne pathogens, latex allergy, the use of lasers, and radiation exposure. Case studies show the application of safety concepts in real-world situations. Unique! The only book devoted to the increasingly important issue of perioperative safety, where small errors can lead to life-threatening complications. Unique! Highly qualified writers are some of the leading experts in the perioperative field, so material is up to date and emphasizes the most important information. Unique! Clinical Points boxes call attention to key points in promoting safety for both patients and staff in the perioperative setting. Unique! Case studies describe real-life scenarios related to promoting patient safety. Figures and tables are used to support important content.

Abc Of Transfusion

Author: Marcela Contreras
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118703014
Size: 78.80 MB
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Abc Of Transfusion from the Author: Marcela Contreras. Blood services and Transfusion Medicine have become more clinical, scientific, well organised and consolidated over the last 20 years. More is known about the frequency and aetiology of the hazards of blood transfusions. The ABC of Transfusion is a well established introduction for all staff working in blood services, blood transfusion departments, surgical units and intensive care, and all prescribers and users of blood. It is a comprehensive, highly regarded guide to all the practical aspects of blood transfusion, including the various complications that can arise. This fourth edition of ABC of Transfusion includes five new chapters on all the latest issues including pre-transfusion testing, vCJD, stem cell transplantation, immunotherapy, and appropriate use of blood - reflecting the fact that transfusion medicine has been revolutionised. Useful as a practical guide, a refresher or for quick reference, it covers all essential transfusion matters and is an ideal source of information for all health professionals involved with safe and efficient use of blood.

America S Top Doctors

Author: Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
Publisher: Castle Connolly Medical
Size: 56.28 MB
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America S Top Doctors from the Author: Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. The selection of medical providers for inclusion in this book was based in part on opinions solicited from physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals. The author and publishers cannot assure the accuracy of information provided to them by third parties, since such opinions are necessarily subjective and may be incomplete. The omission from this book of particular health care providers does not mean that such providers are not competent or reputable.

Handbook Of Pediatric Transfusion Medicine

Author: Christopher D. Hillyer
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080491431
Size: 56.94 MB
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Handbook Of Pediatric Transfusion Medicine from the Author: Christopher D. Hillyer. Structured to be a companion to the recently published Handbook of Transfusion Medicine, the Handbook of Pediatric Transfusion Medicine is dedicated to pediatric hematology-oncology and transfusion medicine, a field which remains ambiguous and which has generated few comprehensive texts. This book stands alone as one of the few texts that addresses transfusion issues specific to pediatric medicine. Written in an eminently readable style, this authoritative handbook is a requirement for any pediatric physician or caregiver. Neonatal and fetal immune response and in utero development issues Blood compatability and pre-transfusion testing issues specific to pediatric and neonatal transfusion Therapeutic apheresis including red blood cell exchange and prophylactic chronic erythrocytapheresis for sickle cell patients Also includes a section that concentrates on the consent, quality and legal issues of blood transfusion and donation

Transfusion Immunology And Medicine

Author: Carel J. van Oss
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824796402
Size: 22.57 MB
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Transfusion Immunology And Medicine from the Author: Carel J. van Oss. Based on the proceedings of the International Convocation on Immunology held recently at the State University of New York at Buffalo, this up-to-date resource provides a state-of-the-art examination of blood transfusion practice and its future possibilities. Explains the immunological effects of blood transfusion as well as its immunological and microbiological hazards and offers potential remedies!

Music And Cancer A Prescription For Healing

Author: Associate Director of Gynecologic Oncology Director of Music and the Arts in Medicine Assistant Professor Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Science the Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York New York Director of Nimesh P Nagarsheth
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449610943
Size: 18.99 MB
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Music And Cancer A Prescription For Healing from the Author: Associate Director of Gynecologic Oncology Director of Music and the Arts in Medicine Assistant Professor Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Science the Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York New York Director of Nimesh P Nagarsheth. From diagnosis to end-of-life care to the meaning behind life with cancer, Music and Cancer: A Prescription for Healing is designed to improve the quality of life of people affected by cancer in a way that could only be conveyed through the incredible healing powers of music and the arts. This book has important information valuable to patients, caregivers, friends, and family members about what to expect when faced with cancer including dealing with the diagnosis and logistics of treatments such as surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. This important book addresses a wide range of issues taking into consideration the complete care of the cancer patient.