A Manual for Blood Conservation
Dafydd Thomas, John Thompson, Biddy Ridler
tfm Publishing, 2005 - Medical - 286 pages
Blood conservation has moved up the political and medical agenda. What was once a backwater of research is now a high priority area for doctors, patients and even governments as evidenced by national directives issued over recent years. Good quality research has shown the value of careful blood transfusion policies, which should be part of all clinical governance programmes. MED000000
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Transfusion Transmitted Infections
Who Needs Transfusion?
The Role of the Hospital Blood Bank
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acute adverse events allogeneic allogeneic blood anaemia anaesthesia appropriate aprotinin arterial audit autologous Better Blood Transfusion bleeding blood bank blood components Blood Conservotion blood loss blood products blood supply blood transfusion cardiac surgery clinical governance clinicians clotting coagulation consent conservation coronary critically ill patients disease donation donor effect errors erythropoietin factors fibrinogen fluid guidelines haematocrit Haematologist haemodilution haemoglobin haemoglobin concentration haemorrhage haemostasis haemostatic Health healthcare heparin hepatitis Hospital Transfusion hypotension improve increase infection issues Jehovah's Witnesses Key Summary medical treatment minimise monitoring MOnuol for Blood National Blood Service normovolaemic operations oxygen plasma platelet postoperative cell salvage pre-operative procedures randomised re-infusion red cell red cell transfusion reduce refusal reported response risk role safety staff studies surgeon surgical techniques testing therapy tissue tranexamic acid Transfusion Medicine transfusion practice Transfusion Practitioner transfusion process transfusion requirements transfusion trigger trial units venepuncture