What's New - Chronological (July 2012)

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TraQ & BC PBCO

31 July

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29 July

  • Hijji B, Parahoo K, Hussein MM, Barr O. Knowledge of blood transfusion among nurses. J Clin Nurs. 2012 Jul 25. [Epub ahead of print] Interesting demographics:
    • N=248 from 20 countries; age 21–55 (mean 36 yrs); nursing education in Philippines (40%), Arab countries (13%), UAE (12%), developing, non-Arab (31%) & developed (4%). Most had Bachelor of Nursing degrees (56%) & <5 years of ward experience (66%).
    • Most (85%) reported that they had never received any in-service training on blood transfusion.

25 July

21 July

20 July

18 July

12 July

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10 July

9 July

  • For fun: Medscape Pathologists Lifestyle Report 2012
    • Interesting finding? "...in a peculiar divergence from all physicians who responded, the highest happiness score (out of 5) reported by pathologists went to those who were divorced (4.05), followed by those who had remarried (4.03)...."

8 July

6 July

  • MedMira wins $4.2 million U.S. Army contract to commercialize rapid test for HIV, HBV, HCV (3 July 2012)
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    2 July

    • It's all in the blood (Mourant among 1st to use blood groups as population genetic markers & apply them to Jews) (2 July 2012)