George is in Kalamazoo where he will provide four Medical Laboratory Professionals Week presentations for the American Society for Medical Laboratory Sciences- Michigan. The ASCLS-MI annual meeting, “Move Forward in ’14 with ASCLS-Michigan” is Wednesday April 23–Friday, April 25 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel, 100 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo. PowerPoints of each presentation are attached below. George’s presentations and times are…
- Thursday, April 24, 4–5: Monitoring the New Anticoagulants; Whatever Happened to the PT and PTT?
- Friday, April 25, 9:15–10:15: Clumsy Coag Communication: Let’s Blame the Lab
- Friday, April 25, 10:30–11:30: Cases That Illustrate the Cell-Based Coagulation Model
- Friday, April 25, 1:15–2:15: Managing the Acute Coagulopathy of Trauma and Shock
For the final Friday afternoon presentation, George is substituting for Frank Huebler, RN, who was scheduled to present “TEG’s Role in Coagulation and Patient Blood Management.” George’s talk includes a discussion of the application of thromboelastography (TEG) and thromboelastometry (ROTEM) for managing massive transfusion protocols in trauma-induced coagulopathies.
Here are George’s handouts:
Monitoring the New Anticoagulants; Whatever Happened to the PT and PTT?
Clumsy Coag Communication: Let’s Blame the Lab
Cases That Illustrate the Cell-Based Coagulation Model
Managing the Acute Coagulopathy of Trauma and Shock