This concise manual focused on the practical aspects of transfusion medicine and blood banking provides veterinary practitioners with evidence-based guidelines to refer to at the clinical practice level.
Using a practical approach, the Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking begins with thorough coverage of transfusion medicine, with topics including component therapy, red blood cell, plasma, and platelet products, and alternative blood products. Subsequent sections include chapters on recipient screening, complications, and monitoring, donor selection, blood collection and storage, as well as how to meet blood product demands. The final section covers transfusion medicine in equine, food animals, birds, small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and primates.
Veterinarians and veterinary technicians who wish to incorporate transfusion medicine and blood banking into their practices will find the Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking an instrumental resource.
Kenichiro Yagi and Marie Holowaychuk
Paperback, 408 pp; H: 10.91in; W: 8.61in; 0.72 lbs
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