Transfusion medicine (or transfusiology) is the extension or branch of medicine that is concerned with the transfusion of blood and blood components. Transfusion medicine includes a blood transfusion i.e. transfer of blood or blood products from one individual (donor) into alternate individual's bloodstream (recipient). Physicians affirmed in Transfusion Medicine are trained in blood product selection and management and administration, immunohematology, apheresis, stem cell collection, coagulation and cellular therapy. Transfusion medicine is a multidisciplinary region identified with the correct utilization of blood and its components in the treatment of human maladies. Physicians from an extensive range of backgrounds, including pathology, hematology, anesthesiology and paediatrics are qualified in transfusion medicine. Consistent with the standards of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) transfusion medicine strictly adherence to quality control at all phases of donor selection, donor room procedures and techniques, screening and transforming of blood, and serological methods for aggregating and sorting of blood.
Blood Disorders & Transfusion is an OMICS Group International open access journal providing access to 700+ peer-reviewed journals with no restrictions and thus promotes the Open Access movement with a view to promote scientific advancement. Journal of Blood Disorders & transfusion deals with articles related to transfusion medicine which helps the scientific community for future research developments.
Last date updated on July, 2014