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    Basics of Blood Management

    Basics of Blood Management - Book Information

    Petra Seeber and Aryeh Shander

    Commended in the Haematology category at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2008
    This unique and practical book introduces the reader to the concept of blood management and explains how to improve patient outcomes by avoiding undue blood loss, enhancing the patient's own blood, effective management of anemia and coagulopathy. Basics of Blood Management is the first book dedicated to blood management, a multidisciplinary and multimodality concept that focuses on patient outcome.

    A practical and comprehensive text on the new and exciting field of blood management

    • Takes an international perspective, covering conditions encountered in developing and industrial countries
    • Covers all areas of organization, methods and tools
    • Gives the reader an understanding of the concept and philosophy of blood management
    • Provides clinical scenarios and exercises that help the reader to adapt information for their location

    Whether you are an early practising clinician in hematology, transfusion, critical care, anesthesiology, surgery or internal medicine, a nursing specialist, trainee or other member of the multidisciplinary blood management team, this book will answer all your questions about blood management as an aid in improving patient outcome.

    Table of Contents

    1 History and organization of blood management
    2 Physiology of anemia and oxygen transport
    3 Anemia therapy I: erythropoiesis stimulating proteins
    4 Anemia therapy II (hematinics)
    5 Growth factors
    6 Fluid therapy
    7 The chemistry of hemostasis
    8 Recombinant blood products
    9 Artificial blood components
    10 Oxygen therapy
    11 Preparation of the patient for surgery
    12 Iatrogenic blood loss
    13 The physics of hemostasis
    14 Anesthesia - more than sleeping
    15 The use of autologous blood
    16 Cell salvage
    17 Blood banking
    18 Transfusions. Part I: cellular components and plasma
    19 Transfusions. Part II: plasma fractions
    20 Law, ethics, religion, and blood management
    21 Step by step to an organized blood management program
    Appendix A: Detailed information
    Appendix B: Sources of information for blood management
    Appendix C: Program tools and forms
    Appendix D: Teaching aids: research and projects
    Appendix E: Address book

    About the Author

    Aryeh Shander, MD, is Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine and Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, Chief, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Hyperbaric Medicine, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ

    Dr Shander lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of topics relating to blood conservation, volume resuscitation, acute anemia therapy, surgical blood management, acute normovolemic hemodilution and bloodless medicine and surgery. His publications have appeared in The Lancet, the journal Transfusion, and Transfusion Alternatives in Transfusion Medicine, for which he serves in Editorial and Scientific Boards.
    He serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management and is Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and the American College of Chest Physicians. Dr Schander is a member of the American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists where he serves on committees, both locally and nationally, and in addition, is a member of the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and a founding member of the American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (ASCCA). In 1997 Dr Shander was recommended by Time magazine as one of America's "Heroes of Medicine".

    Dr Shander received his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Centre in New York, where he also served as Chief Resident. Additional postgraduate training included a fellowship in critical care medicine and a residency in anesthesiology, both at Montefiore Medical Centre.

    Dr Seeber, Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, Pain Management and Emergency Medicine, HELIOS Klinik, Blankenhain, Germany.
    Sharon Grant
    Editorial Team

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    History And Organization of Blood Management

    Thank you for the link to the Book "History And Organization of Blood Management". The sample PDF file of the book explains what every person associated with a Bloodless, Transfusion Free, Blood Conservation, Blood Mgmt program should know. Or for this matter any medical professional who is looking to start up a blood management program.

    I encourage everyone to read it, share it, pass it on.

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    Basics of Blood Management, Second edition

    Basics of Blood Management, Second edition - Seeber - Wiley Online Library

    Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

    Author(s): Petra Seeber, Aryeh Shander
    Published Online: 4 JUL 2012 07:12AM EST
    Print ISBN: 9780470670705
    Online ISBN: 9781118338070
    DOI: 10.1002/9781118338070

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    About The Product

    To reduce transfusion-related morbidity and mortality, it is recommended that an integrated approach to blood management is employed using all available tools to reduce a patient's exposure to donor blood. Meeting the need for a book covering the concepts of blood management as a trend towards multidisciplinary blood management, this new edition is an important resource, providing healthcare professionals with a tool to develop background knowledge in blood management, its organization, methods and tools. Practicing clinicians will be fully prepared to successfully start and run blood management programs.


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