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Blood loss from laboratory testing, anemia, and red blood cell transfusion in the intensive care unit: a retrospective study.

Transfusion 2020 Feb 28;60(2):256-261. Epub 2019 Dec 28.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.15649DOI Listing
February 2020

Sex-mismatched red blood cell transfusions and mortality: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Vox Sang 2019 Jul 23;114(5):505-516. Epub 2019 May 23.

McMaster Centre for Transfusion Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vox.12783DOI Listing
July 2019

The association between platelet transfusions and mortality in patients with critical illness.

Transfusion 2019 Jun 1;59(6):1962-1970. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

Department of Medicine, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.15277DOI Listing
June 2019

The association between blood donor sex and age and transfusion recipient mortality: an exploratory analysis.

Transfusion 2019 02 10;59(2):482-491. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

McMaster Centre for Transfusion Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/trf.15011
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February 2019

Systematic reviews of guidelines and studies for single versus multiple unit transfusion strategies.

Transfusion 2018 12 21;58(12):2841-2860. Epub 2018 Oct 21.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.14952DOI Listing
December 2018

Systematic review of rituximab for autoimmune diseases: a potential alternative to intravenous immune globulin.

Transfusion 2018 11 23;58(11):2729-2735. Epub 2018 Sep 23.

Department of Medicine, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.14841DOI Listing
November 2018

Top 10 mistakes made in research.

Transfusion 2018 11 12;58(11):2478-2482. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.14982DOI Listing
November 2018

Devices to Reduce the Volume of Blood Taken for Laboratory Testing in ICU Patients: A Systematic Review.

J Intensive Care Med 2018 Nov 27:885066618810374. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

1 Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2018

Neutropenia and monocytopenia in recurrent anaphylactoid reactions after red blood cell transfusions in a woman with immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency and anti-IgA.

Transfusion 2018 10 4;58(10):2320-2325. Epub 2018 Sep 4.

Department of Medicine, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.14894DOI Listing
October 2018

Impact of organizational interventions on reducing inappropriate intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) usage: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Transfus Apher Sci 2018 Apr 31;57(2):215-221. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

McMaster Centre for Transfusion Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Oncology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.transci.2018.01.008DOI Listing
April 2018

Exploring donor and product factors and their impact on red cell post-transfusion outcomes.

Transfus Med Rev 2018 01 31;32(1):28-35. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

Centre for Innovation, Product and Process Development, Canadian Blood Services, Edmonton, AB, Canada; Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmrv.2017.07.006DOI Listing
January 2018

From cytokines to pragmatic designs: changing paradigms.

Authors:
Nancy M Heddle

Transfusion 2017 10 4;57(10):2298-2306. Epub 2017 Sep 4.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/trf.14309
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October 2017

Short-Term versus Long-Term Blood Storage.

N Engl J Med 2017 03;376(11):1092-3

Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1700464DOI Listing
March 2017

Paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria: a difficult diagnosis in adult patients.

Transfusion 2017 01 2;57(1):137-143. Epub 2016 Nov 2.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.13888DOI Listing
January 2017

Effect of Short-Term vs. Long-Term Blood Storage on Mortality after Transfusion.

N Engl J Med 2016 11 24;375(20):1937-1945. Epub 2016 Oct 24.

From the Departments of Medicine (N.M.H., D.M.A., Y.L., R.B., M.A.C., P.J.D., J.H., T.E.W., J.W.E.), Pathology and Molecular Medicine (N.M.H., M.A.C., T.E.W., K.E.W.), and Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (N.M.H., P.J.D.) and McMaster Centre for Transfusion Research (N.M.H., R.J.C., D.M.A., Y.L., R.B., T.E.W., K.E.W.), McMaster University, Canadian Blood Services (N.M.H., D.M.A., K.E.W.), the Population Health Research Institute (P.J.D., J.W.E.), and the Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Research Institute (J.W.E.), Hamilton, ON, and the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON (R.J.C.) - all in Canada; SA Pathology Transfusion Service, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University, Adelaide, SA, Australia (D.R., M.S.-T.); the Departments of General Anesthesiology (A.K.) and Outcomes Research (A.K., D.I.S.), Anesthesiology Institute, and the Robert J. Tomsich Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute and the Department of Laboratory Medicine (P.F.), Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland; and Meir Medical Center Kfar Saba and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel (M.E.).

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November 2016

Red blood cell transfusion: 2016 clinical practice guidelines from AABB.

Transfusion 2016 10;56(10):2627-2630

Division of General Internal Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.13735DOI Listing
October 2016

Prothrombin complex concentrates versus fresh frozen plasma for warfarin reversal. A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Thromb Haemost 2016 Oct 4;116(5):879-890. Epub 2016 Aug 4.

Alfonso Iorio, HIRU CRL-140, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, Tel.: +1 905 525 9140 ext 22421, E-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1160/TH16-04-0266DOI Listing
October 2016

Platelet Transfusion Practices in the ICU: Data From a Large Transfusion Registry.

Chest 2016 09 19;150(3):516-23. Epub 2016 Apr 19.

Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Thromboembolism, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Canadian Blood Services, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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September 2016

Transfusion premedication practices among pediatric health care practitioners in Canada: results of a national survey.

Transfusion 2016 09 16;56(9):2296-302. Epub 2016 Jun 16.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.13697DOI Listing
September 2016

Quantification of Cell-Free DNA in Red Blood Cell Units in Different Whole Blood Processing Methods.

J Blood Transfus 2016 27;2016:9316385. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5059535PMC
September 2016

An evaluation of overall effectiveness and treatment satisfaction with intravenous immunoglobulin among patients with immune thrombocytopenia.

Transfusion 2016 07 3;56(7):1739-44. Epub 2016 May 3.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.13628DOI Listing
July 2016

AABB Committee Report: reducing transfusion-transmitted cytomegalovirus infections.

Transfusion 2016 06 10;56(6 Pt 2):1581-7. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.13503DOI Listing
June 2016

A 13-question approach to resolving serological discrepancies in the transfusion medicine laboratory.

Lab Med 2014 ;45(3):193-206

Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Centre for Innovation, Canadian Blood Services, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1309/LMEWVSNT2F3O5JDNDOI Listing
May 2016

Red blood cell processing methods and in-hospital mortality: a transfusion registry cohort study.

Lancet Haematol 2016 May 4;3(5):e246-54. Epub 2016 Mar 4.

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3026(16)00020-XDOI Listing
May 2016

CONSORT and clinical trial reporting: room for improvement.

Transfusion 2016 Apr;56(4):781-3

Department of Pathology, Medicine and Oncology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.13539DOI Listing
April 2016

Effect of a thrombopoietin receptor agonist on use of intravenous immune globulin in patients with immune thrombocytopenia.

Transfusion 2016 Jan 24;56(1):73-9. Epub 2015 Sep 24.

Department of Medicine Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.13336DOI Listing
January 2016

Transfusion of fresher vs older red blood cells in hospitalized patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Blood 2016 Jan 1;127(4):400-10. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

Health Research Methods (HRM), Health Sciences Building (HSB), Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, West Hamilton, ON, Canada;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2015-09-670950DOI Listing
January 2016

Combination of 4Ts score and PF4/H-PaGIA for diagnosis and management of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia: prospective cohort study.

Blood 2015 Jul 29;126(5):597-603. Epub 2015 Apr 29.

Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2014-12-618165DOI Listing
July 2015

Perioperative Management of Dabigatran: A Prospective Cohort Study.

Circulation 2015 Jul 12;132(3):167-73. Epub 2015 May 12.

From Department of Medicine, McMaster University and Thrombosis and Atherosclerosis Research Institute, Hamilton, ON, Canada (S. Schulman, F.A.S., J.D.D.); Department of Hematology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (S. Schulman); Department of Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute at the University of Ottawa, ON, Canada (M.C.); Division of Hematology, University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health, Canada (A.Y.Y.L.); Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada (S. Shivakumar); Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Jewish General Hospital (M.B.) and Department of Medicine (S. Solymoss), McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; and McMaster Transfusion Research Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada (R.B., G.W., N.H.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.015688DOI Listing
July 2015

Exploratory studies on the age of transfused blood and in-hospital mortality in patients with cardiovascular diagnoses.

Transfusion 2015 Feb 19;55(2):364-72. Epub 2014 Sep 19.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Centre for Innovation, Canadian Blood Services, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/trf.12861
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February 2015

Rituximab plus standard of care for treatment of primary immune thrombocytopenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lancet Haematol 2015 Feb 5;2(2):e75-81. Epub 2015 Feb 5.

Department of Medicine, Michael G DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada; Canadian Blood Services, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2352-3026(15)00003-4DOI Listing
February 2015

Prophylactic platelet transfusions: should they be a treatment of the past?

Curr Opin Hematol 2014 Nov;21(6):521-7

aDepartment of Medicine bMcMaster Transfusion Research Program, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MOH.0000000000000087DOI Listing
November 2014

An epidemiologic cohort study reviewing the practice of blood product transfusions among a population of pediatric oncology patients.

Transfusion 2014 Oct 28;54(10 Pt 2):2736-44. Epub 2014 Apr 28.

Department of Clinical Pathology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.12677DOI Listing
October 2014

External validation of a risk assessment model for venous thromboembolism in the hospitalised acutely-ill medical patient (VTE-VALOURR).

Thromb Haemost 2014 Oct 3;112(4):692-9. Epub 2014 Jul 3.

Alex C Spyropoulos, MD, FACP, FCCP, FRCPC, Director - Anticoagulation Services and Clinical Thrombosis, North Shore-LIJ Health System at Lenox Hill Hospital, Professor of Medicine, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Manhasset, New York, USA, Tel.: +1 212 434 6776, Fax: +1 212 434 6781, E-mail:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1160/TH14-03-0239DOI Listing
October 2014

Platelet transfusions for critically ill patients with thrombocytopenia.

Blood 2014 Feb 12;123(8):1146-51; quiz 1280. Epub 2013 Dec 12.

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2013-02-435693DOI Listing
February 2014

Clinical trials evaluating pathogen-reduced platelet products: methodologic issues and recommendations.

Transfusion 2013 Aug 12;53(8):1843-55. Epub 2012 Nov 12.

Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1537-2995.2012.03951.xDOI Listing
August 2013

The challenges of measuring bleeding outcomes in clinical trials of platelet transfusions.

Transfusion 2013 Jul 10;53(7):1531-43. Epub 2013 Jan 10.

NHS Blood and Transplant/Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/trf.12058DOI Listing
July 2013

A reporting guideline for clinical platelet transfusion studies from the BEST Collaborative.

Transfusion 2013 Jun 25;53(6):1328-34. Epub 2012 Sep 25.

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1537-2995.2012.03906.xDOI Listing
June 2013

Pooled platelet concentrates or apheresis platelets?

N Engl J Med 2013 05;368(19):1849

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1302634DOI Listing
May 2013

Donor exposures in recipients of pooled platelet concentrates.

N Engl J Med 2013 Jan;368(5):487-9

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1213383DOI Listing
January 2013

A new tool to assess bleeding severity in patients with chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia.

Transfusion 2012 Nov 9;52(11):2466-74; quiz 2465. Epub 2012 Apr 9.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2012

Benchmarking: applications to transfusion medicine.

Transfus Med Rev 2012 Oct 10;26(4):321-32. Epub 2012 Jan 10.

Department of Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tmrv.2011.12.003DOI Listing
October 2012

Challenges and opportunities to prevent transfusion errors: a Qualitative Evaluation for Safer Transfusion (QUEST).

Transfusion 2012 Aug 9;52(8):1687-95. Epub 2012 Jan 9.

Department of Medicine and McMaster Transfusion Research Program, McMaster University, and Canadian Blood Services, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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August 2012

The effect of blood storage duration on in-hospital mortality: a randomized controlled pilot feasibility trial.

Transfusion 2012 Jun 18;52(6):1203-12. Epub 2012 Jan 18.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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June 2012

The Canadian Transfusion Surveillance System: what is it and how can the data be used?

Transfus Apher Sci 2012 Jun 12;46(3):329-35. Epub 2012 Apr 12.

Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.transci.2012.03.024DOI Listing
June 2012

Prophylactic platelet transfusion for prevention of bleeding in patients with haematological disorders after chemotherapy and stem cell transplantation.

Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2012 May 16(5):CD004269. Epub 2012 May 16.

Haematology/Transfusion Medicine, NHS Blood and Transplant, Oxford, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD004269.pub3DOI Listing
May 2012

Individual and contextual determinants of blood donation frequency with a focus on clinic accessibility: a case study of Toronto, Canada.

Health Place 2012 Mar 29;18(2):424-33. Epub 2011 Dec 29.

School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main St. West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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March 2012

Forecasting Ontario's blood supply and demand.

Transfusion 2012 Feb 2;52(2):366-74. Epub 2011 Aug 2.

School of Geography & Earth Sciences, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1537-2995.2011.03280.xDOI Listing
February 2012

Do expert assessments converge? An exploratory case study of evaluating and managing a blood supply risk.

BMC Public Health 2011 Aug 24;11:666. Epub 2011 Aug 24.

School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main St West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3223866PMC
August 2011

Time to rethink clinically important outcomes in platelet transfusion trials.

Transfusion 2011 Feb 16;51(2):430-4. Epub 2010 Dec 16.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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February 2011

Composite outcomes in clinical trials: what are they and when should they be used?

Transfusion 2011 Jan 23;51(1):11-3. Epub 2010 Nov 23.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1537-2995.2010.02930.xDOI Listing
January 2011

Transfusion premedication to prevent acute transfusion reactions: a retrospective observational study to assess current practices.

Transfusion 2010 Aug 25;50(8):1722-30. Epub 2010 Mar 25.

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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August 2010

Practices associated with ABO-incompatible platelet transfusions: a BEST Collaborative international survey.

Transfusion 2010 Aug 4;50(8):1743-8. Epub 2010 May 4.

Department of Hemotherapy and Hemostasis, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain.

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August 2010

Posttransfusion platelet count increments after ABO-compatible versus ABO-incompatible platelet transfusions in noncancer patients: an observational study.

Transfusion 2010 Jul 26;50(7):1552-60. Epub 2010 Feb 26.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, and Canadian Blood Services, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2010

The randomized controlled trial: in celebration of TRANSFUSION's 50th.

Authors:
Nancy M Heddle

Transfusion 2010 Jun 15;50(6):1173-8. Epub 2010 Jan 15.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N3Z5.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1537-2995.2009.02567.xDOI Listing
June 2010

Duration of red cell storage before transfusion and in-hospital mortality.

Am Heart J 2010 May;159(5):737-743.e1

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2009.12.045DOI Listing
May 2010

Combination immunosuppressant therapy for patients with chronic refractory immune thrombocytopenic purpura.

Blood 2010 Jan 6;115(1):29-31. Epub 2009 Nov 6.

Department of Medicine, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://www.bloodjournal.org/cgi/doi/10.1182/blood-2009-06-22
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January 2010

Reviewing manuscripts: tips and responsibilities.

Transfusion 2009 Nov 16;49(11):2265-8. Epub 2009 Sep 16.

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1537-2995.2009.02390.xDOI Listing
November 2009

Measuring and reporting the effect of an intervention: absolute measures.

Transfusion 2009 Oct 7;49(10):2022-3. Epub 2009 Jul 7.

Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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October 2009

Geographical variations in the correlates of blood donor turnout rates: an investigation of Canadian metropolitan areas.

Int J Health Geogr 2009 Oct 13;8:56. Epub 2009 Oct 13.

School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario, Canada.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2768701PMC
October 2009

New strategies for the optimal use of platelet transfusions.

Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program 2008 :198-204

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Canadian Blood Services, Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/asheducation-2008.1.198DOI Listing
July 2009

CONSORT comes to TRANSFUSION.

Transfusion 2009 Feb;49(2):194-5

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February 2009

Measuring and reporting the effect of an intervention: relative measures.

Transfusion 2009 Jan 4;49(1):9-12. Epub 2008 Nov 4.

Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01991.xDOI Listing
January 2009

A policy informing qualitative study to improve the process of blood product recalls and withdrawals.

Transfusion 2008 Dec 27;48(12):2585-95. Epub 2008 Aug 27.

Departments of Medicine and the School of Geography, and Earth Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01909.xDOI Listing
December 2008

Errors in patient specimen collection: application of statistical process control.

Transfusion 2008 Oct 30;48(10):2143-51. Epub 2008 Jul 30.

Blood Transfusion Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA.

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October 2008

Predictors of clinical outcome in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia treated with direct thrombin inhibition.

Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 2008 Sep;19(6):471-5

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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September 2008

Comparing the efficacy and safety of apheresis and whole blood-derived platelet transfusions: a systematic review.

Transfusion 2008 Jul 13;48(7):1447-58. Epub 2008 May 13.

The Department of Medicine and the Department of Molecular Medicine and Pathology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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July 2008

An evaluation of methods for determining reference intervals for light transmission platelet aggregation tests on samples with normal or reduced platelet counts.

Thromb Haemost 2008 Jul;100(1):134-45

McMaster University and the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5.

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July 2008

Understanding the meaning of permanent deferral for blood donors.

Transfusion 2008 Jan 24;48(1):64-72. Epub 2007 Sep 24.

Department of Medicine and the Department of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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January 2008

Designing laboratory-based research studies: is it time for a change?

Transfusion 2007 Dec;47(12):2336-7

Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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December 2007