Blood groups and blood transfusion by Alexander S. Wiener

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Published by C. C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill .

Written in English

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  • Blood groups.,
  • Blood -- Transfusion.

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Statementby Alexander S. Wiener.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP91 .W65 1939
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Paginationxvii, 306 p.
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6397236M
LC Control Number40001829
OCLC/WorldCa3462761

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Blood transfusion remains a life-saving therapy and according to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines, of 10 units per population, approximately 8 million units of blood are currently needed to meet the transfusion demand for a population of about million [].While in the industrialized world, blood provision and blood safety are well established, in Africa, there is limited Author: John Ayodele Olaniyi.

Human Blood Groups is a comprehensive and fully referenced text covering both the scientific and clinical aspects of red cell surface antigens, including: serology, inheritance, biochemistry, molecular genetics, biological functions and clinical significance in transfusion medicine.

Since the last edition, seven new blood group systems and over 60 new blood group antigens have been identified. Human Blood Groups is a comprehensive and fully referenced text covering both the scientific and clinical aspects of red cell surface antigens, including: serology, inheritance, biochemistry, molecular genetics, biological functions and clinical significance in transfusion medicine.

Since the last edition, seven new blood group systems and over 60 new blood group antigens have been by:   Human Blood Groups is a comprehensive and fully referenced text covering both the scientific and clinical aspects of red cell surface antigens, including: serology, inheritance, biochemistry, molecular genetics, biological functions and clinical significance in transfusion medicine.

Since the last edition, seven new blood group systems and over 60 new blood group antigens have been identified.

Blood Groups And Blood Transfusion. Hardcover – January 1, by A S Weiner (Author) See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Author: A S Weiner.

Can a person with AB+ blood group receive blood from any. BLOOD TRANSFUSION • Indications for blood transfusion: Acute blood loss Various haematologic disorders Pretransfusion compatibility testing is essential prior to any blood transfusion 1.

ABO and Rh(D) grouping of the patient (recipient). Antibody screening of the patient’s serum to detect the presence ofFile Size: KB. Blood groups, erythrocyte antigens, and transfusion are fundamental areas of medicine and are related to many disciplines of science like hematology, immunology, surgery, and genetics.

This book is a collection of information related to blood groups and transfusion, and a practical resource for all concerned physicians.

The book is divided into two sections. The first section includes chapters. An introduction to blood groups and blood transfusion in domestic animals.

Chapter (PDF Available) April with 1, Reads Blood groups and blood transfusion book we measure 'reads'. Blood Groups and Red Cell Antigens is a guide to the differences in our blood types that complicate blood transfusions and pregnancy.

It accompanies the dbRBC, a new NCBI resource that contains clinical and DNA data about human red blood by:   Human Blood Groups is a comprehensive and fully referenced text covering both the scientific and clinical aspects of red cell surface antigens, including: serology, inheritance, biochemistry, molecular genetics, biological functions and clinical significance in transfusion medicine.

Since the last edition, seven new blood group systems and over 60 new blood group antigens have been Edition: 3rd. Matching blood groups When a transfusion is given, it is preferable for patients to receive blood of the same ABO and RhD group.

However, in an emergency or special circumstance, if the same blood group isn’t readily available, a patient may be given another group that their immune system will not react to. The ABO system. There are four main blood groups: A, B, AB and O. All normal individuals have antibodies to the A or B antigens that are not present on their own red cells (Table ).

The frequency of ABO groups varies in different ethnic populations and this must be taken into account when recruiting representative blood donor panels.

vance of blood groups and on the importance of blood group antibodies in transfusion medicine in particular. The first edition of Human Blood Groups was pub-lished in ; this new edition will appear seven years later.

There have been many new findings in the blood group world over those seven years, so much of the first edition has been. Blood groups are complex chemical systems found on the surface of blood cells. The two main blood group systems in transfusion practice are the ABO system and the Rh (D) type.

Identification of the correct blood group is important to prevent reaction following transfusion. Within the ABO system, people can be one of four groups - O, A, B or AB. There are four major blood groups determined by the presence or absence of two antigens – A and B – on the surface of red blood cells.

In addition to the A and B antigens, there is a protein called the Rh factor, which can be either present (+) or absent (–), creating the 8 most common blood types (A+, A- B+, B- O+, O- AB+, AB-). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wiener, Alexander S.

(Alexander Solomon), Blood groups and blood transfusion. Springfield, Ill., C.C. Thomas. Blood transfusion is the process of transferring blood or blood products into one's circulation intravenously.

Transfusions are used for various medical conditions to replace lost components of the blood. Early transfusions used whole blood, but modern medical practice commonly uses only components of the blood, such as red blood cells, white blood cells, plasma, clotting factors, and MedlinePlus: Back to top (#top).

The Kell blood group system is complex and contains many antigens that are highly immunogenic. These antigens are the third most potent, after those of the ABO and Rh blood groups, at triggering an immune reaction.

Antibodies that target Kell antigens can cause transfusion reactions and hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN).Cited by: 4.

A successful blood transfusion relies on sameness. If incoming blood has an antigen that you lack, your body can react badly to it. In extremely rare cases, the reaction can be fatal; and even if. Describe the two basic physiological consequences of transfusion of incompatible blood.

Identify which blood groups may be safely transfused into patients with different ABO types. Blood transfusions in humans were risky procedures until the discovery of the major human blood groups by Karl Landsteiner, an Austrian biologist and physician, in For other rare blood groups, ACD blood samples were obtained from the donors at the Blood Bank of the Department of Transfusion Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New.

Transfusion medicine is a specialized branch of hematology that is concerned with the study of blood groups, along with the work of a blood bank to provide a transfusion service for blood and other blood products. Across the world, blood products must be prescribed by a medical doctor (licensed physician or surgeon) in a similar way as medicines.

Inheritance of blood groups. Blood groups are inherited from our biological parents in the same way as eye colour and other genetic traits. Within the ABO Blood Group system, the A and B genes are co-dominant, i.e. these will be expressed whenever the gene is present.

All this new information has made the production of a second edition of Human Blood Groups timely. This book is an essential reference source for all those working in the field of blood transfusion and blood banking. Reviews "This is an excellent reference book for those of us who work in the world of blood groups, whether in research or in.

Guidelines for the Blood Transfusion Services in the UK 8th Edition. The 'Red Book' (as the printed version of these guidelines are known) aims to define guidelines for all materials produced by the United Kingdom Blood Transfusion Services for both therapeutic and diagnostic use.

OCLC Number: Notes: "First edition, February, 3rd ed., 4th printing, Jan. " Previous editions have title: Blood groups and blood transfusion. A blood transfusion is a way of adding blood to your body after an illness or injury.

If your body is missing one or more of the components that make up healthy blood, a transfusion can help. In other blood groups, such as the Rh system in humans and most blood groups in animals, antibody formation results from prior exposure to different RBC isoantigens via transfusion, pregnancy, or vaccination with products containing blood group antigens (Stormont, ).

Fortunately, naturally occurring antibodies of clinical significance. The blood grouping system plays a very important role during the blood transfusion. If another blood type is introduced into our body, our immune system recognizes it as foreign and attacks it, resulting in a transfusion reaction.

Mismatches with the ABO and Rh blood types result in most serious and life-threatening transfusion reactions. Hence. This comprehensive book on transfusion practices and immunohematology offers concise, thorough guidelines on the best ways to screen donors, store blood components, ensure safety, anticipate the potentially adverse affects of blood transfusion, and more.

It begins with the basics of genetics and immunology, and then progresses to the technical aspects of blood banking and transfusion/5(6). Citation: Kumar R. Blood transfusion in veterinary medicine.

Hematol Transfus Int J. ;4(4)‒ DOI: /htij Cat Three blood groups are reported in cats in AB blood group system. Type A blood group is the most common group and found in 95% of the American cats.8,14 Majority of Indian and 30 % of cats in UKFile Size: KB.

The two most important blood group systems for transfusion are ABO and Rhesus (Rh). The ABO group system gives the letter part of your blood type and Rhesus system gives the positive or negative part.

The ABO group system. There are four main blood groups in the ABO group system. Each group is important and we need donors from every group to. After the war, Keynes co-founded London’s Blood Transfusion Service. Not all transfused blood was group O. When time and facilities allowed, some donor blood was typed and “cross-matched” prior to transfusion.

Lists of blood groups of camp personnel were maintained, to. Blood transfusion 1. BLOOD TRANSFUSION By 1st yr PG OMFS RRDCH 2. CONTENTS Introduction Components of blood Functions of blood History of blood transfusion ABO blood groups Rh blood group Other common significant blood groups General indications for blood transfusion Pre-transfusion testing Principles of blood transfusion Precautions to be taken while blood transfusion.

Transfusion and the medicolegal uses of blood group tests have received special consideration. The main topics of the contents are the four blood groups and their use in the selection of donors in transfusion, in anthropologic studies, in cases of disputed parentage and in the identification of stains.

Notes: Frequencies are based on blood group statistics of Australian blood donors; Cells giving a positive reaction with anti-C may be further subdivided by testing with anti-Cw; Other Rh genotypes may be found but all have a frequency of.

Transfusion Medicine, 4th Edition provides a concise, clinically focused, and practical approach to the field of blood banking and transfusion therapy.

It offers comprehensive information on topics from transfusion therapies, novel cellular therapies, donor recruitment, blood collection and storage, to testing and techniques for transfusing. British obstetrician James Blundell performs the first successful transfusion of human blood to a patient for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage.

U.S. physicians attempt transfusing milk from cows, goats and humans. Saline infusion replaces milk as a “blood substitute” due to the increased frequency of adverse reactions to milk. Although there are more than 20 genetically determined blood groups, for the purposes of transfusion blood falls into four main types, depending on the presence or absence of antigens and antibodies.

These are known as ABO blood groups, and are determined by whether an individual’s red blood cells (RBCs) carry the A antigen, the B antigen.

Blood is a lot more complex than it looks. Learn more about the different types of blood, including which one is the rarest and the role of genetics in determining your blood : Donna Christiano.The donors antibodies can attack the antigens on the recipients red blood cells.

this is minor because the number of antibodies is limited to the number in the donated blood. It does not usually cause a significant problem because the antibodies are so diluted in the recipients circulation.

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