28 March 2019 (Thursday) - Transfusion News Update

The nice people at Transfusion News sent their update today. I’ll include one or two snippets, but the web link they gave has been blocked by NHS I.T. people.
Go figure?!?!

ABO Blood Group Alters Platelet Binding to von Willebrand Factor
March 27, 2019
Since individuals with type O blood have a lower risk of myocardial infarction, researchers hypothesized that the ABO blood group on platelets may play a role in thrombosis formation. Thrombosis formation in arterial circulation is a multi-step process that is initiated when [Read More]
Recommendations for Patient Blood Management in Adults
March 20, 2019
Since blood transfusions are one of the most common and most overused procedures in developed countries, patient blood management (PBM) programs aim to protect and build up the patient’s own blood before transfusing. The PBM International Consensus Conference met in 2018 and evaluated key areas of the PBM field, including [Read More]
Transfusion and Jehovah’s Witnesses with Jed Gorlin
March 18, 2019 | BBGuy Podcast
Jehovah's Witnesses refuse transfusion based on religious beliefs, but blood bankers are still important in their care. Jed Gorlin shows us why. [Listen Now]
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