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Title The clinical use of blood handbook
Published Geneva : World Health Organization Blood Transfusion Safety, [2001]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  615.39 Wor/Cuo  AVAILABLE
Description 219 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: The appropriate use of blood and blood products -- Appropriate and inappropriate transfusion -- Blood safety -- Principles of clinical transfusion practice -- Replacement fluids -- Intravenous replacement therapy -- Intravenous replacement fluids -- Maintenance fluids -- Safety -- Other routes of fluid administration -- Crystalloid solutions -- Colloid solutions -- Blood products -- Whole blood -- Blood components -- Plasma derivatives -- Clinical transfusion procedures -- Getting the right blood to the right patient at the right time -- Ordering blood -- Red cell compatibility testing -- Collecting blood products prior to transfusion -- Storing blood products prior to transfusion -- Administering blood products -- Monitoring the transfused patient -- Adverse effects of transfusion -- Acute complications of transfusion -- Delayed complications of transfusion -- Delayed complications of transfusion: transfusion-transmitted infections --
Contents note continued: Massive or large volume blood transfusions -- Clinical decisions on transfusion -- General medicine -- Blood, oxygen and the circulation -- Anaemia -- Malaria -- HIV/AIDS -- Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency -- Bone marrow failure -- Sickle cell disease -- Thalassaemias -- Bleeding disorders and transfusion -- Congenital bleeding and clotting disorders -- Acquired bleeding and clotting disorders -- Obstetrics -- Haematological changes in pregnancy -- Anaemia in pregnancy -- Major obstetric haemorrhage -- Haemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN) -- Paediatrics & neonatology -- Paediatric anaemia -- Transfusion in special clinical situations -- Bleeding and clotting disorders -- Thrombocytopenia -- Neonatal transfusion -- Surgery & anaesthesia -- Transfusion in elective surgery -- Preparation of the patient -- Techniques to reduce operative blood loss -- Fluid replacement and transfusion -- Replacement of other fluid losses --
Contents note continued: Autologous blood transfusion -- Care in the postoperative period -- Acute surgery & trauma -- Assessment and resuscitation -- Reassessment -- Definitive management -- Other causes of hypovolaemia -- Paediatric patients -- Burns -- Immediate management -- Assessing the severity of the burn -- Fluid resuscitation -- Continuing care of burns patients
Summary Summarises key information from the WHO learning module The clinical use of blood
Notes Includes index
Subject Blood -- Transfusion -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Blood -- Transfusion -- Safety measures.
Blood Transfusion.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Author World Health Organization. Blood Transfusion Safety.
ISBN 9241545399
Other Titles Clinical use of blood handbook
OTHER TI Clinical use of blood