Blood Substitutes (Winslow, Blood Substitutes) by Robert M. Winslow

By Robert M. Winslow

Blood substitutes are recommendations designed to be used in sufferers who desire blood transfusions, yet for whom entire blood isn't really to be had, or isn't secure. This curiosity has intensified within the wake of the AIDS and hepatitis C epidemics. Blood Substitutes describes the reason, present methods, medical efficacy, and layout concerns for all blood substitutes now in scientific trials. the numerous precis diagrams and tables assist in making the booklet available to readers equivalent to surgeons and blood bankers, who've much less technical services than the biochemists and hematologists who're designing and trying out blood substitutes.

* comprises chapters essential to the certainty of blood substitutes, together with background, toxicity, body structure, and scientific applications
* provides distinctive descriptions of a few of the items which have been constructed and feature complicated to scientific trials, and a few which are in prior states of development

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