A multi-disciplinary team approach within this new book which evaluates the current state-of-play with regard to blood conservation, including a fresh look at the evidence. Contents will cover the Supply and Demand issues; why/how changes have occurred; a historical overview; transfusion transmitted diseases; changing demographics and the projected impact on blood supplies; considerations for transfusion practice; surgical peri-operative techniques; medical management; risk management issues; the role of the Hospital Transfusion Team; educational issues; National Reports/Edicts; clinical networks in blood transfusion.The establishment of a HTC had been considered an integral part of good blood transfusion practice for many years. Despite this, many hospitals either had no such committee or did not have a fully interactive role with many of the end users anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Manual for Blood Conservation|
|Author||:||Dafydd Thomas, John Thompson, Biddy Ridler|
|Publisher||:||Tfm Pub Limited - 2005|