Therapeutic Hemapheresis: Volume 1, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Therapeutic Hemapheresis

Volume 1, 1st Edition

Edited by James L. MacPherson, Duke O. Kasprisin

CRC Press

208 pages

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Hardback: 9780367236632
pub: 2019-07-22
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First published in 1985: This volume describes the various procedures in Hemapheresis. This a medical technology in which the blood of a person is passed through an apparatus that separates out one particular constituent and returns the remainder to the circulation.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Logistics and Methodology

1. Responding to a Community’s Need for Therapeutic Hemapheresis

James L. MacPherson

2. The Hospitalized Patient: Interactions with the Apheresis Team

Christina A. Kasprisin

3. Legal Issues Surrounding Therapeutic Hemapheresis

Gail Garinger

4. Vascular Access

Gail R. Button

5. Risks and Adverse Reactions Associated with Hemapheresis

Douglas W. Huests

6. Therapeutic Pheresis: Precautions and Nursing Interventions

Jeane E. Blust and Judith Parrish

7. Pediatric Considerations

Duke O. Kasprisin

8. Standards and Practices in Therapeutic Hemapheresis – An Overview

Thiru Vaitianathan

9. Standards for Personnel Performing Hemapheresis Therapies

Susan Klein Wright

Section 2: Technology

10. Centrifugal Equipment for the Performance of Therapeutic Hemapheresis Procedures

Thomas H. Price

11. Membrane Filtration Technology in Plasma Exchange

Robert R. Stromberg, R. Alan, and Leonard I. Friedman

12. Close-Loop Plasmapheresis

Michael J. Lysaght et al.

Section 3: The Clinical Experience

13. Therapeutic Hemapheresis in the American Red Cross Blood Services

S. Gerald Sandler, Glenda E. Sweeney, and Margaret N. Owen

14. Controlled Trials – Necessity and Progress

Gail Rock and Alvaro A. Pineda

About the Editors

James L. MacPherson is currently completing his dissertation research from the George Washington University as a guest worker at the laboratories of the Food and Drug Administration, Office of Biologics Research and review, Division of Blood and Blood Products.

Duke O. Kasprisin, M.D., is Director of the American Red Cross Blood Services, Oklahoma Region.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Hematology