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WISER plays part in the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management annual meeting

The Society for the Advancement of Blood Management held their annual meeting in Pittsburgh from September 20th through the 22nd.  WISER played a role in the annual meeting by simulating an abdominal surgery procedure with an excessive hemorrhage. The WISER operating room suite was used to simulate the collection of the patients' blood during surgery, which was processed with the wrong wash solution.  This scenario was performed in order to demonstrate how this mistake can occur, and how to recognize an inadequate blood product.  Participants were able to view the live procedure that was performed at WISER from the conference location at the Holiday Inn in Oakland.