Handbook of Pediatric Transfusion Medicine by Christopher D. Hillyer MD, Christopher Hillyer, Ronald

By Christopher D. Hillyer MD, Christopher Hillyer, Ronald Strauss, Naomi Luban

Based to be a spouse to the lately released instruction manual of Transfusion drugs, the instruction manual of Pediatric Transfusion medication is devoted to pediatric hematology-oncology and transfusion drugs, a box which continues to be ambiguous and which has generated few complete texts. This ebook stands by myself as one of many few texts that addresses transfusion matters particular to pediatric drugs. Written in an eminently readable sort, this authoritative instruction manual is a demand for any pediatric health care professional or caregiver. * Neonatal and fetal immune reaction and in utero improvement concerns * Blood compatability and pre-transfusion checking out concerns particular to pediatric and neonatal transfusion * healing apheresis together with crimson blood telephone alternate and prophylactic power erythrocytapheresis for sickle cellphone sufferers * additionally contains a part that concentrates at the consent, caliber and criminal problems with blood transfusion and donation

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References American Association of Blood Banks, America’s Blood Centers, American Red Cross. 2002. Circular of information for the use of human blood and blood components. Bethesda, MD: AABB. Blajchman MA, Goldman M, et al. 2001. Proceedings of a consensus conference: prevention of post-transfusion CMV in the era of universal leukoreduction. Transfus Med Rev 15:1–20. Blanchette VS, Kuhne J, Hume HA, et al. 1995. Platelet transfusion therapy in newborn infants. Transfus Med Rev 9:215–230. Bowden RA, Slichter SJ, Sayers M, et al.

Blood centers may preferably collect “pedi-FFP” from group AB donors so that the product will be ABOcompatible with all recipients. “Pedi-FFP” may also be prepared by splitting plasma collected by apheresis donor procedure. Clinical need for FFP in infants and children is relatively limited but similar to the indications for adults. Transfusion of FFP is appropriate for: (1) replacement of specific coagulation factors not available in concentrate form, (2) management of multiple factor deficiency, which is usually a result of liver disease, and (3) treatment of antithrombin III (ATIII) deficiency.

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