Basics of Blood Management
Basics of Blood
Department of Anesthesiology
Critical Care Medicine
Pain Management, Emergency Medicine
HELIOS Klinik Blankenhain
MD, FCCM, FCCP, Chief
Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine
Pain Management and Hyperbaric Medicine
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
350 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine and Surgery
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital,
C©2007 Petra Seeber and Aryeh Shander
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First published 2007
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Basics of blood management / Petra Seeber, Aryeh Shander. – 1st ed.
p. ; cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Transfusion-free surgery.
3. Bland banks.
I. Shander, Aryeh.
[DNLM: 1. Blood Substitutes–therapeutic use.
2. Blood Banks–organization &
3. Blood Loss, Surgical–prevention & control.
4. Blood Transfusion. WH 450 S451b 2008]
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