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Australia (NBA): National Immunohaematology Continuing Education (NICE) Proceedings 2014 (37 presentations)
NEW TM blog Look what they've done to my song, Ma (Musings on misuse of Twitter)
TM blog (Oct.):Little boxes (Musings on when established clinical labs become passé)
@transfusionnews (TraQ webmaster's personal Twitter account)
BC PBCO 2015 Updates:
TM Medical Policy Manual Table of Contents (March 2015)
6.2 Indications for Irradiation of Blood Components (Revised 2015-03-06)
Technical Operations Manual: Common Procedures - Other
OM.0001 Processing a Canadian Blood Services Lookback (v. 1.0, 2015-03-23)
NEW OM.0003 Notifying the Lookback Recipient’s Physician (v. 1.1, 2015-07-02)
OM.0004 Completing the Documentation and Reporting for a Canadian Blood Services Lookback Notification (v. 1.0, 2015-03-23)
OM.0005 Lookback Process Flowmap (v. 1.0, 2015-03-23)
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- Kim TS, Hanak M, Trampont PC, Braciale TJ. Stress-associated erythropoiesis initiation is regulated by type 1 conventional dendritic cells. J Clin Invest. 2015 Oct 1;125(10):3965-80. Epub 2015 Sep 21.
- McSporran W, Watson D. Developing nursing practice in platelet transfusions. Nurs Stand. 2014 Nov 18;29(11):35-9.
- * O'Brien SF, Osmond L, Yi QL. How do I interpret a p value? Transfusion. 2015 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print]
- Powter G, Willoughby K. Nurses' role in platelet transfusion clinical trials. Nurs Times. 2015 May 6-12;111(19):18-20.
- Quist E, Koepsell S. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia and red blood cell autoantibodies. Arch Pathol Lab Med 2015 Nov;139(11): 1455-8.
- Sanford KW, Bourikian S, McClain A, Curtis K. Development and detection of Kidd antibodies. Lab Med. 2015;46(3):235-40.
- Shih AW, Kolesar E, Ning S, Manning N, Arnold DM, Crowther MA. Evaluation of the appropriateness of frozen plasma usage after introduction of prothrombin complex concentrates: a retrospective study. Vox Sang. 2015 Apr;108(3):274-80. Epub 2014 Dec 30.
- * Williamson LM, Benjamin RJ, Devine DV, Katz LM, Pink J; Alliance of Blood Operators Medical Directors Group. A clinical governance framework for blood services. Vox Sang. 2015 May;108(4):378-86. Epub 2015 Feb 17.