Abstract Session Points to Risk of Low Iron in Teen Donors

Yes, the last sessions are worth staying for. But if you didn’t, here’s what you missed at one of the last oral abstract sessions at the annual meeting.   CHILL High school donors are at greater risk for iron depletion even before starting to donate blood, according to updated results of the Comparison of the … Continue reading “Abstract Session Points to Risk of Low Iron in Teen Donors”

No Pre-Op Anemia Program? Grow It Yourself

When it comes to getting a pre-operative anemia program off the ground and running, “grow it yourself” is the message from experts who discussed their experiences starting these programs. Dr. Himani Bhatt addressed a hospital-based program; Dr. Judy Lyzak discussed a blood center-based program; and Dr. Erin Meyer talked about a pediatric program. Changing culture … Continue reading “No Pre-Op Anemia Program? Grow It Yourself”

Working Together: Joint Sessions Featured at Annual Meeting

No one can do it all alone. AABB is fortunate to work with some first-rate professional organizations that share our mission to help donors and patients. Want to find out more about these partnerships and their incredible work? Sit in on one of the many joint sessions at the annual meeting and see for yourself. … Continue reading “Working Together: Joint Sessions Featured at Annual Meeting”