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bloody on-call: red Cell Exchange

BEEP BEEP BEEP. LET'S GET READY TO TAKE CALL.

Are you a pathology resident who has to take overnight calls

and will be managing blood bank and transfusion medicine consults? No problem!


Join me to learn how to approach a request for red cell exchange in the setting of sickle cell disease by following these 10 steps in just 10 minutes.



The highlights of this video are summarized in this #Tweetorial 👉🏼 https://twitter.com/hermelinmd/status/1413648947772633088?s=21


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:


Social Media: Check out this case of a SCD patient presenting with stroke-like symptoms. Learn how red cell fluid replacement volume is calculated by following this #Tweetorial 👉🏼 https://twitter.com/hermelinmd/status/1199828352401649665?s=21 B+.


Other Podcasts:

Blood Bank Guy Essentials Podcast 030: Antibodies in Sickle Cell with Dr. Eric Gehrie https://www.bbguy.org/2017/04/10/030/


Articles and Books

1.) ASFA Guidelines Padmanabhan, A, Connelly-Smith, L, Aqui, N, et al. Guidelines on the Use of Therapeutic Apheresis in Clinical Practice – Evidence-Based Approach from the Writing Committee of the American Society for Apheresis: The Eighth Special Issue. J Clin Apher. 2019; 34: 171– 354. https://doi.org/10.1002/jca.21705


2.) ASH 2020 Guidelines for SCD: Transfusion Support Stella T. Chou, Mouaz Alsawas, Ross M. Fasano, Joshua J. Field, Jeanne E. Hendrickson, Jo Howard, Michelle Kameka, Janet L. Kwiatkowski, France Pirenne, Patricia A. Shi, Sean R. Stowell, Swee Lay Thein, Connie M. Westhoff, Trisha E. Wong, Elie A. Akl; American Society of Hematology 2020 guidelines for sickle cell disease: transfusion support. Blood Adv 2020; 4 (2): 327–355. doi: https://doi.org/10.1182/bloodadvances.2019001143 3.)

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