More than 500 illustrations, tables , and boxes aid in mastering difficult concepts, including those not routinely illustrated and highlighted in other texts. Coverage of transfusion for transplantation . Full-color, step-by-step photographs illustrating ABO forward and reverse blood grouping . Discussions of the legal and ethical aspects of providing blood collection and transfusion services. Registry-style review questions and answers at the end of each chapter, providing immediate feedback for students. Complete coverage of all blood group systems . Information on quality assurance and informational systems in the blood bank. Summary charts at the end of each chapter highlighting concepts and information important in clinical settings. Antigen-Antibody Characteristic charts on the inside covers of the book for easy access to the vast amount of information related to the blood group systems.