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056CE: Transfusion in Liver Disease with Jeannie Callum
Patients with liver disease receive almost 1 in every 5 blood products transfused in hospitals! Jeannie Callum thinks that’s too much, and shows us how to improve our practice.Listen to This Episode!
055CE: 2017 Critical Developments with Claudia Cohn and Melissa Cushing
"I never KNEW about that paper!" Most of us feel that way when we miss some new fact, especially early in our careers. In this interview, two of the editors of a synopsis of 2016-17 BB/TM literature summarize recent developments you should know.Listen to This Episode!
054: ABO Discrepancies Essentials with Nicole Draper
By popular demand, it's time for ABO Discrepancies! Nicole Draper gives you three rules that will help you solve most of these cases.Listen to This Episode!
053CE: Alloimmunization is a BIG Word! with Chris Tormey
CE Episode! Alloimmunization has been a mystery for decades, but Chris Tormey has new answers for why patients make antibodies that we wish they didn't!Listen to This Episode!
052: Patient Blood Management: What Are You Missing? with Aryeh Shander
Modified transfusion thresholds? Got 'em! "Why give 2 when 1 will do?" Sure. But many patients are in trouble even before they arrive! Dr. Shander explains why preoperative anemia is a HUGE issue.Listen to This Episode!
051: Product Choice and Compatibility Testing with Sue Johnson
The Sue Johnson knowledge bomb continues as she shows us how to choose compatible blood products and TEST them to make sure they are compatible (2 of 2).Listen to This Episode!
050CE: Specimen Issues and Serologic Testing with Sue Johnson
CE episode! Sue Johnson returns to the podcast to explain specimen requirements and patient serologic testing (part 1 of 2).Listen to This Episode!
049CE: Red, White, and Yellow! with Jeff Winters
CE episode! Many in transfusion medicine don't deal with therapeutic cytapheresis (removal of white cells or platelets, and red cell exchange), but Jeff Winters LIVES it! He's got tons of practical insights for the rest of us.Listen to This Episode!
046: Top 5 Changes in the NEW AABB Standards with Pat Ooley
The 31st Edition of AABB Standards goes live on April 1, 2018. Pat Ooley, Chair of the BBTS Standards Committee, is here to give you the top 5 changes you need to know!Listen to This Episode!
043CE: Practical Tips to Influence Transfusion Practice with Mark Fung
CE episode! Can transfusion practice be changed? Maybe not, but it can be influenced, and Dr. Mark Fung joins the podcast to give us practical tips on how to do so!Listen to This Episode!
042: Do Clinicians Know Transfusion Medicine? with Rich Haspel
Do those making clinical decisions really know transfusion medicine? Rich Haspel and the BEST Collaborative identified the educational gaps!Listen to This Episode!
039CE: Understanding Febrile Reactions with Christine Cserti-Gazdewich
CE Episode! Febrile transfusion reactions are no big deal, right? Dr. Cserti-Gazdewich says, "Hold on! There's more to the story!"Listen to This Episode!
036: Group A Plasma in Trauma with Nancy Dunbar & Tait Stevens
Blood banks commonly use group A instead of AB plasma in trauma transfusion. Drs. Stevens & Dunbar share new evidence on whether this is safe!Listen to This Episode!
034: Neonatal RBC Transfusion with Cassandra Josephson
Got lots of concerns about transfusing babies? Dr. Cassandra Josephson guides you through 5 essential neonatal RBC transfusion questions.Listen to This Episode!
033: Straight Talk with an ER Physician with Scott Weingart
Tense relationship between blood bank and ER? Dr. Scott Weingart (a world-renowned Emergency Medicine physician) joins me to clear the air!Listen to This Episode!
032: Eat Your Spinach? Donors and Iron with Jed Gorlin
"Have a steak! Eat spinach!" Age-old advice from blood collectors to donors, but is it good enough? Jed Gorlin shows us why the old iron ways may not best!Listen to This Episode!
025: Intro to Therapeutic Apheresis with Jeff Winters
Therapeutic apheresis doesn't have to be scary! Dr. Jeff Winters is an enthusiastic and willing guide, and he gives us the Essentials!Listen to This Episode!
012: Pediatric Transfusion with Cassandra Josephson
Infants and children are NOT just "little adults!" Dr. Cassandra Josephson shares 5 principles you must know about pediatric transfusion.Listen to This Episode!
004: Unique Transfusion Choices with Magali Fontaine
Dr. Magali Fontaine breaks down some challenging transfusion service issues, including CMV, ABO issues with platelets, and age of blood.Listen to This Episode!
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