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Transfusion medicine and blood banking practices
  1. Wendy Barnett
  1. Clinical director of Pet Blood Bank UK

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Kenichiro Yagi and Marie Holowaychuk
408 pages, paperback, £63.99.
Wiley-Blackwell. 2016.
ISBN 978 1 118 93302 2

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TRANSFUSION medicine and blood banking are relatively new veterinary fields, with the first commercial veterinary blood bank being established in the USA in the late 1980s. The UK has only had blood products available for the past 10 years and this has helped provide a positive outcome for many recipients.

The authors have produced a book that gives the reader a comprehensive guide, from selection and screening of donors, to the production of blood products and their use in a broad range of …

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