Type and Screen? Type and Rh? Type and Cross? Emergency Release? I never received a talk in medical school about how to give blood to patients. So when I started residency, I was surprised and confused by how many options I could select when placing orders for blood! This episode covers the basic terminology you need to know so that you can sound smart on your clerkship.

Scott Weingart. EMCrit 202 – Blood Bank Essentials with Joe Chaffin. EMCrit Blog. Published on June 25, 2017. Accessed on July 6th 2017. Available at [https://emcrit.org/emcrit/blood-bank-essentials