© 1988

Handbook of Blood and Blood Products


About this book


This book gives the essentials of current transfusion practices in a readily accessible form. It gives guidance on proper use of blood and blood products (including immunoglobulin and coagulation preparations), the attendant adverse reactions and their management, transfusion in special situations, neonatal transfusion and other related topics. It also gives the essential theoretical background to provide an understanding of the subject. This book is intended for junior medical staff who are requesting and administering blood and blood products, but will be of use to all clinicians.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.East of Scotland Blood Transfusion ServiceNinewells HospitalDundeeScotland

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Handbook of Blood and Blood Products
  • Authors S. Ghosh
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-44596-9
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-47390-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-19289-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 117
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics Pharmacology/Toxicology
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