JPAC Joint United Kingdom (UK) Blood Transfusion and Tissue Transplantation Services Professional Advisory Committee

Handbook of Transfusion Medicine

Editor: Dr Derek Norfolk

United Kingdom Blood Services

5th edition


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First published 2013

ISBN 9780117068469

Printed in the United Kingdom by The Stationery Office.