- Author : Petra Seeber
- Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
- Release Date : 2008-04-15
- Genre: Medical
- Pages : 403
- ISBN 10 : 0470766468
Basics of Blood Management Excerpt :
Commended in the Haematology category at the British MedicalAssociation Book Awards 2008 This unique and practical book introduces the reader to theconcept of blood management and explains how to improve patientoutcomes by avoiding undue blood loss, enhancing thepatient’s own blood, effective management of anemia andcoagulopathy. Basics of Blood Management is the first bookdedicated to blood management, a multidisciplinary andmultimodality concept that focuses on patient outcome. A practical and comprehensive text on the new and excitingfield of blood management Takes an international perspective, covering conditionsencountered in developing and industrial countries Covers all areas of organization, methods and tools Gives the reader an understanding of the concept and philosophyof blood management Provides clinical scenarios and exercises that help the readerto adapt information for their location Whether you are an early practising clinician in hematology,transfusion, critical care, anesthesiology, surgery or internalmedicine, a nursing specialist, trainee or other member of themultidisciplinary blood management team, this book will answer allyour questions about blood management as an aid in improvingpatient outcome.