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Missed this: Many blood bankers have the false idea that PLTs are "ruined" by cold-storage๐Ÿฅถ. In fact, cold PLT ๐™–๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ซ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฎ in bleeding patients may be BETTER!๐Ÿ‘ Read recent approval for up to 14 day cold PLTs in combat: https://t.co/xOifM4VrED #blooducation @MilitaryBlood

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John Sherbeck MD @TeamCaptainJohn
Really glad to see Iโ€™m not the only one who uses the phrase โ€œHot TACOโ€ #MABB #TransfuseLocal https://t.co/1heC4UNmY1

Such a well-deserved honor! The work Dr. Perkins and the wonderful @SueTJohnson have done in India is amazing (see https://t.co/1jw7Uc8gvl), as is his passion for education. I've only met him once, and I felt I was in the presence of someone who "got it." #blooducation https://t.co/EfS7ARs3w3
โ€œI feel a connection to Emily Cooley in that she was an educator within a local community of blood bankers in Detroit, perhaps similar to our blood bank community in Chicago,โ€ --Jim Perkins, 2019 Emily Cooley Memorial Award recipient https://t.co/4fy1mXr1Ww #AABB19 @NorthShoreWeb https://t.co/y47Pc670Du

๐Ÿš€To infinity and beyond! #ApheresisDay2019 is next Tuesday, September 17. Letโ€™s honor the many donors, patients and practitioners that have been involved in supporting and advancing #apheresis as well as the share the excitement of how #apheresis is advancing medicine. @AABB https://t.co/zaaqBW31PK

Very proud of our Versiti SBB students! Great job describing implementation of low titer WB program, a prenatal patient w/antibodies to a high & a low prevalence antigen, a disappearing antibody & a case of rare to common type after PBSCT. @WABBorg @Versiti https://t.co/cde0tjxXwr

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?

073: Implementing Trauma Whole Blood with David Oh and Mike Goodman

What’s cold is hot again! You need to hear how one large US center implemented cold-stored whole blood for trauma transfusion.

072CE: Neonatal Platelet Transfusion with Martha Sola-Visner

CE episode! What if everything we THOUGHT we knew about neonatal platelet transfusion is wrong?

071: NEW Therapeutic Apheresis Guidelines with Nancy Dunbar

The new ASFA Guidelines for therapeutic apheresis treatment are now available. Hereโ€™s why you need to get your hands on them today!

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