GCBS, ICBS and Other Initiatives — The Pars Pro Toto Phenomenon; Will There Ever be a Totum Pro Parte?

  • Cees Th. Smit Sibinga
Part of the Developments in Hematology and Immunology book series (DIHI, volume 37)


Blood transfusion is one of the routes for transmission of disease. Prevention of such transmission depends primarily on structure and organisation of the blood supply from vein to vein, the human resources involved and their education and training as well as their authority, responsibility and accountability. Above all it depends on the implementation and functioning of a quality system and quality management. Key elements are leadership at any level in the organisation, human resources and quality awareness.


Blood Transfusion Blood Safety Clinical Technology Global Collaboration Transfusion Safety 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cees Th. Smit Sibinga
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Blood Bank Noord NederlandGroningenNL
  2. 2.AABB Consulting Services DivisionGroningenNL

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