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2014 Discussions (listed in reverse chronological order)

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Date Posted Subject
July 17, 2014 Use of an infrared thermometer to check the temperuature of units returned to blood bank
July 8, 2014 Use of day of release tests for bacterial contamination in platelets ADDENDA July 11
June 24, 2014 Does California law specify how often to obtain informed consent for transfusion? ADDENDA June 26
May 19, 2014 Requests for washed and fresh RBC for pediatric cardiac surgery patients - REVISITED
May 2, 2014 TRALI Mitigation and Apheresis Platelets ADDENDA May 20
Mar. 14, 2014 Should a donor with an animal needle stick exposure be deferred from blood donation?
Mar. 7, 2014 Donors with Crohn’s disease
Mar. 7, 2014 Routine use of newer (fresher) RBC products- REVISITED
Jan. 25, 2014 Weak anti-D and RBC crossmatching in labor & delivery
Jan. 25, 2014 Billing issues related to electronic crossmatch
Jan. 25, 2014 How to reconcile patient identification among different facilities ADDENDA Apr. 22
Jan. 9, 2014 How often should a patient with known IgA deficiency be retested for development of anti-IgA antibodies?
Jan. 5, 2014 Platelet Additive Solution (PAS) platelets

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