Practical Transfusion Medicine for the Small Animal Practitioner, Second Edition provides clinically oriented guidance on all aspects of blood banking, compatibility testing, and patient blood management for dogs and cats. * Presents procedures for blood collection, processing, and storage in the veterinary setting * Describes blood components and their key uses * Provides an overview of blood collection techniques and systems, emphasizing popular configurations for veterinary blood products * Offers concise and comprehensive guidelines for veterinary professionals to ensure the overall quality of the service * Includes access to a companion website with full-color images from the book available in PowerPoint
Preface About the Companion Website Chapter 1 The Blood Donor Owner Recruitment Donor Attributes Chapter 2 Blood Collection Basic Equipment Needs Anticoagulants-Preservative and Red Cell Additive Solutions Blood Collection Systems Chapter 3 Blood Product Overview Blood Components Whole Blood and Red Cells Fresh Whole Blood Whole Blood or Stored Whole Blood Red Blood Cells Plasma Products Fresh Frozen Plasma Plasma or Stored Plasma Croprecipitated Antihemophilic Factor Cryoprecipitate-poor Plasma Platelets Further Processing Chapter 4 Clinical Considerations in Transfusion Practice Laboratory Evaluation for Pre-transfusion Blood Typing The Crossmatch Considerations for Transfusion Decision to Transfuse Compatible IV Solutions Blood Administration Sets Preparing Blood for Transfusion Initiating Blood Administration?? Chapter 5 Adverse Effects of Blood Transfusion Acute Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions Non-hemolytic Transfusion Reactions Other Transfusion Reactions Chapter 6 Methods and Storage Blood Typing Compatibility Testing Selection of Blood Collection Systems Pre-processing Guidelines Preparation of Fresh Whole Blood Preparation of Red Cells and Fresh Frozen Plasma Cryoprecipitate and Cryo-Poor Plasma Preparation of Platelet Concentrates Purchasing and Receiving Blood from External Sources Storage of Blood Products Product Records Chapter 7 Quality Assurance Quality Team Records Inventory Management Index
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