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If you somehow missed this MAGICAL #PathTweetorial over the US Holiday weekend, do yourself a favor and learn with @HermelinMD. This is terrific work, Daniela! πŸ‘πŸ§ πŸ‘πŸ‘©β€πŸ« #blooducation https://t.co/WJXG62QMnO
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A 23-year-old woman w/ a history of SLE was admitted to the hospital w/ abdominal pain & headache. Purpura is seen on her chest & thighs. Hb /Hct= 8.3,28.4, PLT= 7,000, LDH = 952, Hapto = <8, Ind Bili = 1.2, Cr = 1.2 PT/INR = 1.3. πŸ‘‡πŸΌTake a look at her peripheral smear. https://t.co/LHH4eQ3TBV

πŸŽ™οΈDr. Joe Sweeney asks, "Does that patient REALLY need platelets?" on today's #BBGEssentials 🎧. PLT decisions can't JUST be about the numberπŸ”Ÿ. What else should you be asking? Free CE! https://t.co/u9AkxBX3ju, Apple Podcasts, Google podcasts, etc. #blooducation #FOAMed πŸ…°οΈπŸ…±οΈπŸ†ŽπŸ…ΎοΈ https://t.co/LJwiyvfR03

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I can't wait to share the #BBGEssentials episode I recorded this morning with @SueTJohnson, Jay Slayten, and Laurie Gillard. All three are passionate about BB/TM's past, present, and future! Coming soon for your listening pleasure! #blooducation https://t.co/TLmB84x2ME

#Blooducation gang, I am so happy to welcome my friend and two-time #BBGEssentials Podcast guest Dr. Chris Tormey ( @ChrisTormey3) to Twitter! If you've heard him, you already know: Chris is brilliant and funny, and he'll be awesome on Twitter! Let's get him some followers! https://t.co/VTSrL0ECbd

078CE: Does That Patient REALLY Need Platelets? with Joe Sweeney

CE episode! Platelet transfusion decisions must Involve more than just the platelet count! Joe Sweeney explains how we can all make better choices.

077CE: Implementing Pathogen-reduced Platelets with Pat Kopko

CE Episode! Pathogen-reduced platelets may soon be an attractive option for hospitals, but how do you implement them? Pat Kopko shares UCSD’s solution!

076: FDA Platelet Bacteria Guidance with Pat Kopko

The US FDA released the Final Guidance on bacteria in platelets on 9/30/19. Pat Kopko is here to help you understand what you need to do now.

075CE: What About Fibrinogen? with Melissa Cushing

CE episode! Are we ignoring the most important coag factor when transfusing bleeding patients? Melissa Cushing asks, “What about fibrinogen?”

074CE: Radioactive! with Chris Tormey

CE episode! Irradiation prevents TA-GHVD, a lethal transfusion complication. But does it really do what you think it does?

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