CE episode! Plasma product names are confusing, but few are as misunderstood as Liquid Plasma. Dr. Chris Gresens explains why LP might be perfect for your transfusion service.
Platelet transfusions are life-saving in many situations, but what do you do when they might NOT be helpful?Platelets have been used to save the lives of patients with low platelet counts for decades. For the most part, they are considered a safe and effective...
In 2017, Mark Yazer told us all about “Low-titer Group O Whole Blood (LTOWB).” He's BACK to update us on the latest and greatest news.
Long ago, pathogen reduction was just a dream, but pioneers like Ray Goodrich figured it out. He talks the past, present and future of PRT.
Pathogen-reduced platelets may soon be an attractive option for hospitals, but how do you implement them? Pat Kopko shares UCSD's solution! NOTE: CE credit has expired for this episode.
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.
Are we ignoring the most important coagulation factor when transfusing bleeding patients? Melissa Cushing asks, "What about fibrinogen?" NOTE: CE credit has expired for this episode.
What's cold is hot again! You need to hear how one large US center implemented cold-stored whole blood for trauma transfusion.