transfusion medicine


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transfusion medicine

Blood banking A subspecialty of clinical pathology or internal medicine which is involved in Pt management through administration of blood cells and blood products including fresh-frozen plasma and cryoprecipitate; TM specialists are versant in relevant areas of hematology, immunology, infectious disease, both clinically and from a lab standpoint, participate in establishing standards for use of these products in a health care facility, and address the legal aspects of transfusions; in the US, the FDA and Am Assn of Blood Banks–AABB–set standards and provide guidelines in TM. See AABB, Transfusion criteria.
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Because automation in transfusion medicine has made labs more efficient, it also has helped ease the effect that a lack of specialized technicians has had on the industry.
The mean score of knowledge was higher among participants who had received some training regarding transfusion medicine during their undergraduate medical course (P<0.
This publication is particularly useful to the resident in any clinical discipline, including pathology and hematology, and to fellows in transfusion medicine who are interested in extending their knowledge base in our field.
In addition to transfusion medicine, it provides leading-edge products for high-growth applications such as genomics, proteomics and biotechnology as well as for the semiconductor, water, aerospace and a host of other industries.
This timely book examines the policy and clinical decisions being made today in the name of blood safety, often resulting in radical changes in transfusion medicine practice.
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics is an in vitro diagnostics leader serving the global clinical laboratory and transfusion medicine communities.
Transfusion medicine and hemostasis; clinical and laboratory aspects, 2d ed.
The manual presents scientific background on pathophysiology and research in transfusion medicine and brief practical advice for the most common diseases.
Gregory will continue to be responsible for North America sales and marketing for the Fenwal business, as well as the commercialization of a range of Fresenius Kabi medical devices for transfusion medicine and infusion therapy.
Integrating biology, technology, and clinical practice, Klein (transfusion medicine, National Institutes of Health) and Anstee (transfusion science, National Blood Service, UK) provide a basis for understanding modern transfusion medicine, in this reference for clinicians involved with patients requiring transfusions and for all staff working in transfusion services, immunohematology labs, and blood banks.
For that reason, they identify five areas of hazard in transfusion medicine and outline strategies for managing those risks.
and AABB, the international association for professionals in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies.