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Description - Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine by 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.Integrates scientific foundations with clinical relevance to more clearly explain the science and its application to clinical practice. Highlights advances in the use of blood products and new methods of disease treatment while providing the most up-to-date information on these fast-moving topicsDiscusses current clinical controversies, providing an arena for the discussion of sensitive topics.Covers the constantly changing approaches to stem cell transplantation and brings you the latest information on this controversial topic.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780443069819
ISBN-10: 0443069816
Format: Hardback
(276mm x 211mm x mm)
Pages: 912
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher D. Hillyer

Professor of Medicine, Cornell Weill Medical College, New York, NY. Dr. Hillyer also is the immediate past-president of the American Association of Blood Banking and a trustee of the National Blood Foundation (NBF). He is an associate editor of Transfusion and serves on several other editorial boards including Blood.

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