In this issue
Comparative effectiveness research: welcome to the real world
Old blood bad? Either the biggest issue in transfusion medicine or a nonevent
Transfusion Clips: a new section for TRANSFUSION
Significance or relevance: what do you use in large samples? About p values, confidence intervals, and effect sizes
How do we … integrate transfusion medicine and tissue dispensing programs in an academic medical center: response to a changing regulatory environment
A hot option for a cold subject
Transfusion of older stored blood and risk of death: a meta-analysis
A pilot feasibility trial of allocation of freshest available red blood cells versus standard care in critically ill patients
The effect of blood storage duration on in-hospital mortality: a randomized controlled pilot feasibility trial
Platelet transfusion alters CD40L blood level and release capacity in patients suffering from thrombocytopenia
The impact of apheresis platelet manipulation on corrected count increment
Implementation of a pediatric trauma massive transfusion protocol: one institution's experience
Effects of immediate or delayed addition of platelet additive solution on the in vitro quality of apheresis platelets
Collection and storage of red blood cells with anticoagulant and additive solution with a physiologic pH
Thrombin receptor levels in platelet concentrates during storage and their impact on platelet functionality
DARC alleles and Duffy phenotypes in African Americans
Genetic variation of FUT2 in a Vietnamese population: identification of two novel Se enzyme–inactivating mutations
Continuing Medical Education Program in Transfusion
AIDS knowledge and beliefs related to blood donation in US adults: results from a national telephone survey (CME)
Preclinical sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in French blood donors: an epidemiologic model-based study
Are lapsed donors willing to resume blood donation, and what determines their motivation to do so?
Predicting the retention of first-time donors using an extended Theory of Planned Behavior
Analysis of 120 pediatric patients with nonmalignant disorders transplanted using unrelated plasma-depleted or -reduced cord blood
Recovery, survival, and function of transfused platelets and detection of platelet engraftment after allogeneic stem cell transplantation
Amelioration of acute graft-versus-host disease by adoptive transfer of ex vivo expanded human cord blood CD4+CD25+ forkhead box protein 3+ regulatory T cells is associated with the polarization of Treg/Th17 balance in a mouse model
Frequency and prognostic value of D alloantibodies after D-mismatched allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation after reduced-intensity conditioning
Unmanipulated HLA-mismatched/haploidentical peripheral blood stem cell transplantation for high-risk hematologic malignancies
The role of comparative effectiveness research in transfusion medicine clinical trials: proceedings of a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute workshop
Decision Making in Transfusion Medicine
Red blood cell alloantibodies: a 45-year historical review at a rural tertiary care center
The REDS-II Donor Iron Status Evaluation (RISE) study: conclusions should not exceed the limitations of the data
In reply
Blood donation on posters: a worldwide review
Full disclosure in industry-sponsored laboratory medicine research studies: statement by the consortium of laboratory medicine journal editors
An appeal to medical journal editors: the need for a full description of laboratory methods and specimen handling in clinical study reports