Beth H Shaz

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The African American church as a donation site: motivations and barriers
    B H Shaz
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Transfusion 50:1240-8. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Demographic patterns of blood donors and donations in a large metropolitan area
    Beth H Shaz
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 103:351-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Demographic variations in blood donor deferrals in a major metropolitan area
    B H Shaz
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transfusion 50:881-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Increased number of coagulation products in relationship to red blood cell products transfused improves mortality in trauma patients
    Beth H Shaz
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Transfusion 50:493-500. 2010
  5. pmc Motivators and barriers to blood donation in African American college students
    Beth H Shaz
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, United States B H Shaz
    Transfus Apher Sci 41:191-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Racial differences in motivators and barriers to blood donation among blood donors
    Beth H Shaz
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:1444-7. 2009
  7. pmc Transfusion management of trauma patients
    Beth H Shaz
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1760-8. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Critical evaluation of informed consent forms for adult and minor aged whole blood donation used by United States blood centers
    Beth H Shaz
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transfusion 49:1136-45. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Blood donation and blood transfusion: special considerations for African Americans
    Beth H Shaz
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 22:202-14. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint How we approach an apheresis request for a Category III, Category IV, or noncategorized indication
    Beth H Shaz
    Grady Memorial Hospital, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Transfusion 47:1963-71. 2007

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Publications29

  1. doi request reprint The African American church as a donation site: motivations and barriers
    B H Shaz
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Transfusion 50:1240-8. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to identify motivators and barriers to African Americans donating blood...
  2. ncbi request reprint Demographic patterns of blood donors and donations in a large metropolitan area
    Beth H Shaz
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 103:351-7. 2011
    ..The reason for this disparity is poorly understood. To better understand why minorities do not donate, first, accurate blood donor and donation data are needed...
  3. doi request reprint Demographic variations in blood donor deferrals in a major metropolitan area
    B H Shaz
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transfusion 50:881-7. 2010
    ..Minorities are underrepresented as donors in the United States and this may in part be a result of increased donor deferral rates in minorities compared to white individuals...
  4. doi request reprint Increased number of coagulation products in relationship to red blood cell products transfused improves mortality in trauma patients
    Beth H Shaz
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Transfusion 50:493-500. 2010
    ..This study investigates the relationship of plasma:RBC, PLT:RBC, and cryoprecipitate:RBC transfusion ratios to mortality in massively transfused patients at a civilian Level 1 trauma center...
  5. pmc Motivators and barriers to blood donation in African American college students
    Beth H Shaz
    Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, United States B H Shaz
    Transfus Apher Sci 41:191-7. 2009
    ..This study investigated the differences in motivators and barriers to blood donation between donor and non-donor African American college students...
  6. doi request reprint Racial differences in motivators and barriers to blood donation among blood donors
    Beth H Shaz
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:1444-7. 2009
    ..Nationally, African Americans are underrepresented in community blood donation programs. To increase blood donation by African Americans, differences between motivators and barriers to blood donation between races should be investigated...
  7. pmc Transfusion management of trauma patients
    Beth H Shaz
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Anesth Analg 108:1760-8. 2009
    ..Future prospective clinical trials will allow continued improvement in MTPs and thus in the overall management of patients with trauma...
  8. doi request reprint Critical evaluation of informed consent forms for adult and minor aged whole blood donation used by United States blood centers
    Beth H Shaz
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transfusion 49:1136-45. 2009
    ..The goal of the study was to determine if the majority of the generally accepted elements of informed consent are provided to volunteer allogeneic whole blood donors in the United States...
  9. ncbi request reprint Blood donation and blood transfusion: special considerations for African Americans
    Beth H Shaz
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 22:202-14. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint How we approach an apheresis request for a Category III, Category IV, or noncategorized indication
    Beth H Shaz
    Grady Memorial Hospital, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    Transfusion 47:1963-71. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after massive transfusion in nontrauma patients in the era of damage control resuscitation
    Bryan C Morse
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 78:679-84. 2012
    ..51). With over-activation in 51% of NT patients, MTP usage outside of trauma is inefficient. Outcomes in NT patients were worse than trauma patients, which may be related to the underlying disease processes...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of protocolized use of recombinant factor VIIa within a massive transfusion protocol in a civilian level I trauma center
    Bryan C Morse
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 77:1043-9. 2011
    ..For patients transfused more than 30 units of PRBCs, differences in 24-hour and 30-day mortality suggest that rFVIIa converted early deaths from exsanguination to late deaths from multiorgan failure...
  13. doi request reprint Implementation of a pediatric trauma massive transfusion protocol: one institution's experience
    Jeanne E Hendrickson
    Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Transfusion 52:1228-36. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that an MTP would improve outcomes in children, through a balanced blood product resuscitation...
  14. doi request reprint Base deficit as a marker of survival after traumatic injury: consistent across changing patient populations and resuscitation paradigms
    Erica I Hodgman
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School Medicine, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:844-51. 2012
    ..Recent data suggest that DCR may also help address early trauma-induced coagulopathy. Finally, base deficit (BD) is a long-recognized and simple early prognostic marker of survival after injury...
  15. doi request reprint Early predictors of massive transfusion in patients sustaining torso gunshot wounds in a civilian level I trauma center
    Christopher J Dente
    Department of Surgery, Grady Memorial Hospital and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30303, USA
    J Trauma 68:298-304. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that MT protocol (MTP) utilization would improve by identifying markers for MT (>10 units packed red blood cell [PRBC] in 24 hours) in torso gunshot wounds (GSW) requiring early transfusion and operation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Blood donations motivators and barriers: a descriptive study of African American and white voters
    Adelbert B James
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Transfus Apher Sci 48:87-93. 2013
    ..The most agreed upon barriers were not having a convenient place, not knowing where (response differed by race) and fear of needles, pain and feeling faint...
  17. doi request reprint Demographic differences in estimated blood donor eligibility prevalence in the United States
    Adelbert B James
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Transfusion 52:1050-61. 2012
    ..The prevalence of these factors may differ between demographic groups and thus help explain the differences in blood donation rates...
  18. doi request reprint Coagulopathy is prevalent and associated with adverse outcomes in transfused pediatric trauma patients
    Jeanne E Hendrickson
    Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service, Children s Healthcare of Atlanta, Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr 160:204-209.e3. 2012
    ..To evaluate coagulopathy in pediatric trauma patients on presentation to the emergency department, and to quantify the relationship with mortality...
  19. doi request reprint Contribution of attitudinal factors to blood donation in African American church attendees
    Adelbert B James
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Transfusion 51:158-65. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate whether this distrust among African Americans affects attitudes toward blood donation...
  20. doi request reprint Improvements in early mortality and coagulopathy are sustained better in patients with blunt trauma after institution of a massive transfusion protocol in a civilian level I trauma center
    Christopher J Dente
    Department of Surgery, Grady Memorial Hospital and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Trauma 66:1616-24. 2009
    ....
  21. doi request reprint How we developed and use the American Society for Apheresis guidelines for therapeutic apheresis procedures
    Beth H Shaz
    New York Blood Center, New York, New York Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
    Transfusion 54:17-25. 2014
    ..The development and application of these Guidelines as well as potential new applications will be discussed in this article. ..
  22. pmc A novel mouse model of red blood cell storage and posttransfusion in vivo survival
    Christopher R Gilson
    Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Woodruff Memorial Building Suite 7107A, 101Woodruff Circle, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Transfusion 49:1546-53. 2009
    ..However, it has been reported that storage of rat RBCs in CPDA-1 resulted in an unexpected sudden decline in posttransfusion survival. A mouse model of RBC storage and transfusion was developed to assess survival kinetics of mouse RBCs...
  23. doi request reprint Early trauma induced coagulopathy (ETIC): prevalence across the injury spectrum
    Jana B A MacLeod
    Study completed while author at the Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, United States Karen Hospital, Department of Surgery, Nairobi, Kenya Electronic address
    Injury 45:910-5. 2014
    ..However, we wanted to prospectively investigate ETIC in a large all-comers cohort to confirm its prevalence across the entire spectrum of injury, to evaluate its risk pattern and to determine a possible relationship to reduced survival...
  24. doi request reprint Do red cell transfusions increase the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants?
    Cassandra D Josephson
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Center for Transfusion and Cellular Therapies, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr 157:972-978.e1-3. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Category IV indications for therapeutic apheresis: ASFA fourth special issue
    Beth H Shaz
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Grady Hospital, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Clin Apher 22:176-80. 2007
    ..The diseases assigned to category I, II, III, and newly created category P are discussed in a separate article in this issue...
  26. doi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk assessment and prevention in blood donors
    Debra A Kessler
    New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10065, USA
    Transfusion 52:2174-82. 2012
    ..Blood centers have implemented public health initiatives, including cardiovascular disease (CVD) screening, to improve donor and community health and serve as an incentive to donate...
  27. doi request reprint Integrating molecular technologies for red blood cell typing and compatibility testing into blood centers and transfusion services
    Christopher D Hillyer
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30321, USA
    Transfus Med Rev 22:117-32. 2008
    ..A stepwise plan for progressive introduction into the donor centers and transfusion services must be established. In conclusion, the field of transfusion medicine is ready to expand the use of molecular diagnostics...
  28. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on the use of therapeutic apheresis in clinical practice: evidence-based approach from the Apheresis Applications Committee of the American Society for Apheresis
    Zbigniew M Szczepiorkowski
    Transfusion Medicine Service, Department of Pathology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Clin Apher 22:106-75. 2007
    ..The diseases assigned to category IV are discussed in a separate article in this issue...
  29. ncbi request reprint The new approach to assignment of ASFA categories--introduction to the fourth special issue: clinical applications of therapeutic apheresis
    Zbigniew M Szczepiorkowski
    Transfusion Medicine Service, Department of Pathology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    J Clin Apher 22:96-105. 2007
    ..The diseases assigned to category IV are discussed in a separate article in this issue. Information on how the Apheresis Applications Committee proposes to include new diseases for category assignment is also provided...