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These are older teaching videos from Joe Chaffin, MD (the Blood Bank Guy). Dr. Chaffin takes a single topic in blood banking and transfusion medicine and breaks it down in an hour or so. Handouts for some of these podcasts are available at www.bbguy.org. NOTE: These videos are no longer updated. Please see the Blood Bank Guy Essentials Podcast for more up-to-date information.

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These are older teaching videos from Joe Chaffin, MD (the Blood Bank Guy). Dr. Chaffin takes a single topic in blood banking and transfusion medicine and breaks it down in an hour or so. Handouts for some of these podcasts are available at www.bbguy.org. NOTE: These videos are no longer updated. Please see the Blood Bank Guy Essentials Podcast for more up-to-date information.

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    What the H?

    What the H?

    The December 2014 Blood Bank Guy Podcast is a close look at the rarely seen but commonly discussed "Bombay Phenotype." We will discuss the basics of ABO and H antigen formation, then learn what makes the Bombay Phenotype unusual and different. This podcast accompanies the September 2014 podlet on the Acquired B Phenotype, also found on iTunes.

    • 38 min
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    Kell Kills!

    Kell Kills!

    The February 2014 Blood Bank Guy Podcast is a tour through the details of the Kell Blood Group System, which happens to be one of the most important non-ABO blood groups. Kell is famous for nasty transfusion reactions, unique effects on babies, and for terminology that gets misused by many people.

    • 50 min
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    Fun with the Lewis System

    Fun with the Lewis System

    The June 2013 Blood Bank Guy Podcast is a discussion of the details of the sometimes-confusing but always entertaining Lewis Blood Group System! I try to present the details to you in a memorable way that should leave you with a better understanding of this unique system.

    • 36 min
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    Transfusion Reactions 2

    Transfusion Reactions 2

    The December 2012 Blood Bank Guy Podcast is the second of a two-part series on transfusion reactions. In this podcast, I discuss important details of a wide variety of transfusion reactions, helping you understand how to recognize, treat, and prevent them. Download the handout at www.bbguy.org.

    • 1 hr 9 min
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    Transfusion Reactions 1

    Transfusion Reactions 1

    The November 2012 Blood Bank Guy Podcast is part one of a two-part series on transfusion reactions. I discuss the essential parts of the reaction workup in this podcast, outlining what everyone involved in transfusion should know about how to recognize and evaluate transfusion reactions.

    • 32 min
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    Weak in the Ds

    Weak in the Ds

    The October 2012 Blood Bank Guy Podcast is a look at two of the most commonly misunderstood variants of the RhD gene: Weak D and Partial D. We discuss the differences, similarities, and overlap between these two often confused entities.

    • 41 min

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