Diagnostic Standards of Care
Series: Diagnostic Standards of Care
Quentin Eichbaum, MD, PhD, Garrett S. Booth, MD, MS, Pampee S. Young, MD, PhD, Michael Laposata, MD, PhD, Series Editor
160 pp Paperback
eISBN 9781617051609 |
Amazon Kindle | Google eBook
The Diagnostic Standards of Care series presents common errors associated with diagnoses in clinical pathology, using case examples to illustrate effective analysis based on current evidence and standards. In addition to being a practical diagnostic guide, each volume demonstrates the use of quality assurance and the role of the pathologist in ensuring quality and patient safety.
Transfusion Medicine addresses common issues and errors seen in the blood transfusion process. The goal is to alert general practitioners and trainees to the latest scientific advances and spiraling regulations in blood transfusion as well as introduce them to the most common types of transfusion errors encountered in clinical settings.
Transfusion Medicine Features
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- Descriptions of potential errors in regulatory compliance, operational processes, and patient safety
- Descriptions of potential errors in clinical decision making in blood transfusion, including when to premedicate patients, warfarin reversal, and the diagnostic intricacies in TRALI and TTP
- Pocket-sized for portability
"Wow, this book packs a wallop of high-quality information! It is deceptively small (140 pages), yet touches upon every known transfusion issue associated with medical error. The writing is crisp, clear, and concise If you practice transfusion medicine, get it. If you are resident in training, memorize it and it will serve you and your patients well throughout your career."-Doody's Reviews- return to top -
Contents1. Neonatal/pediatric/obstetric transfusion; 2. Adult transfusion; 3. Immunohematology and serology; 4. Apheresis; 5. Transfusion reactions; 6. Quality assurance/quality control- return to top -
About the Editors
Quentin Eichbaum, MD, PhD
Quentin Eichbaum, MD, PhD, MPH, MFA, Assistant Dean for Program Development, Associate Director of Transfusion Medicine, Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Associate Professor of Medical Education and AdministrationGarrett S. Booth, MD, MS
Garrett S. Booth, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology Pampee S. Young, MD, PhD
Pampee S. Young, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Medical Director Transfusion Service; all of Vanderbilt University School of MedicineMichael Laposata, MD, PhD, Series Editor
Michael Laposata, Professor and Executive Vice Chair of Pathology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Pathologist in Chief, Vanderbilt University Hospital.