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Blood Bank Guy Podcasts and Podlets are educational videos covering transfusion-related topics.
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   Kell Kills! Podcast
   Acquired B Podlet

Education

Download Dr. Chaffin's 2014 blood bank review notes. Check out the topic discussions on the Acquired B Phenotype, massive transfusion, polyagglutination, and anti-G.

A glossary of Transfusion Medicine Terms is available for your reference.

Immunohematology

Ask The Experts your questions about blood group antigens, antibodies, and problems.

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MISSION: Teach basic transfusion medicine to as many as possible

VISION: To use creative and unique methods to become the world's premier web site for basic transfusion medicine review

Blood Bank Guy

I truly believe that certain people are just meant to do certain things. I have known for a long time now that what I am best at professionally is teaching people the basics of blood banking and transfusion medicine. Figuring out a tough antibody, solving a strange donor issue, or helping a clinician manage a transfusion problem by myself is cool, but sitting with a student and explaining the same issues in such a way that I get to see the light go in in their eyes is simply better than anything else I do at work.

Unfortunately, I will never have that opportunity with most of you, unless you move to Los Angeles! So, this site is just my attempt to show you some things that will I hope will help you learn more about blood banking, in ways that will result in "the light going on" in your eyes, too!

I am happy to hear from you with your impressions of the site and the materials found here, and my team and I will try to help you with anything that we can. Please don't hesitate to contact me with questions, comments, praise, or even criticism!