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FDA changes blood donation policy

On Dec. 21, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed its recommendation that men who have sex with men be indefinitely deferred from donating blood; the new time…

Massive blood transfusion protocols

RACHEL BROWN*, a 74-year-old woman, is admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) after a non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction. She’s on a heparin infusion. A cardiac catheterization…

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