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Edited By: Paul M. Ness

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 23/68 (Hematology)

Online ISSN: 1537-2995

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Abstracts for SABM Meeting in August Issue

The August issue of TRANSFUSION includes the abstract presentations to be given during the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM). The meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida on September 24-26. The nearly three dozen accepted submissions include abstracts from Turkey, Nigeria, Switzerland, Japan, Serbia, and China—in addition to those from the United States. The topics include blood waste prevention, blood loss from lab testing, support of adults on ECMO therapy, management of massive bleeding, iron overload prevention, PBM programs implemented across large hospital systems, automated preoperative patient evaluation, and many, many more.


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  • Pediatric Transfusion: A Physician’s Handbook, 4th edition, edited by Edward Wong, MD, and Sue Roseff, MD, with handbook series editor Karen King, MD.
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  • Standards for Cellular Therapy Services, 7th edition—the first set of AABB standards available through the online Standards Portal.
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Handbook for Clinicians, 2nd edition, edited by John R. Wingard, MD; Dennis A. Gastineau, MD; Helen L. Leather, BPharm; Edward L. Snyder, MD, FACP; and Zbigniew M. Szczepiorkowski, MD, PhD, FCAP. Available in print or USB or together in a discount package.
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