Affiliation: McMaster University
- Qualitative research: what is it and how can it be applied to transfusion medicine research?Susan Whittaker
Transfusion Research Centre, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Vox Sang 83:251-60. 2002
- Understanding the meaning of permanent deferral for blood donorsSusan Whittaker
Department of Medicine and the Department of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Transfusion 48:64-72. 2008..The purpose of this study was to explore the permanent deferral experience from the donor's perspective...
- Factors affecting the frequency of red blood cell outdates: an approach to establish benchmarking targetsNancy M Heddle
Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Transfusion 49:219-26. 2009..In this study, a provincial database of red blood cell (RBC) product inventory/disposition in hospitals was analyzed to identify factors that affected RBC outdates and to systematically establish optimal target levels for RBC outdates...
- Bleeding risks associated with inheritance of the Quebec platelet disorderHeather McKay
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Blood 104:159-65. 2004..These data illustrate that QPD is associated with increased risks of bleeding that can be modified by fibrinolytic inhibitors...