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Ira A Shulman, MD
Professor of Pathology
Director of Labs At LAC+USC
Pathology
CT 1200 North State Street Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 409 5266

Publications

Decreased mortality in patients with isolated severe blunt traumatic brain injury receiving higher plasma to packed red blood cells transfusion ratios. Injury. 2017 Aug 05. View in: PubMed

Anti-Jka that are detected by solid-phase red blood cell adherence but missed by gel testing can cause hemolytic transfusion reactions. Transfusion. 2016 Dec; 56(12):2973-2979. View in: PubMed

Non-specific red cell reactivity in an obstetric population. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2016 Sep; 29(17):2848-51. View in: PubMed

The impact of acute coagulopathy on mortality in pediatric trauma patients. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2016 Aug; 81(2):312-8. View in: PubMed

Inventory management strategies that reduce the age of red blood cell components at the time of transfusion. Transfusion. 2016 Jul; 56(7):1758-62. View in: PubMed

Origin, Presentation, and Clinical Course of Nonpancreatic Hyperlipasemia. Pancreas. 2016 07; 45(6):846-9. View in: PubMed

Fetal-Maternal Hemorrhage Detected by Sudden Disappearance of Rh Immune Globulin-Related Anti-D. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Dec; 126(6):1301-2. View in: PubMed

Candida Score as a Predictor of Worse Outcomes and Mortality in Severely Injured Trauma Patients with Positive Candida Cultures. Am Surg. 2015 Oct; 81(10):1067-73. View in: PubMed

Life-threatening delayed hyperhemolytic transfusion reaction in a patient with sickle cell disease: effective treatment with eculizumab followed by rituximab. Transfusion. 2015 Oct; 55(10):2398-403. View in: PubMed

Making thawed universal donor plasma available rapidly for massively bleeding trauma patients: experience from the Pragmatic, Randomized Optimal Platelets and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR) trial. Transfusion. 2015 Jun; 55(6):1331-9. View in: PubMed

Microbial keratitis in los angeles: the doheny eye institute and the los angeles county hospital experience. Ophthalmology. 2015 May; 122(5):918-24. View in: PubMed

Thromboelastogram evaluation of the impact of hypercoagulability in trauma patients. Shock. 2014 Mar; 41(3):200-7. View in: PubMed

Use of plasma in the management of central nervous system bleeding: evidence-based consensus recommendations. Adv Ther. 2014 Jan; 31(1):66-90. View in: PubMed

The impact of blood product ratios in massively transfused pediatric trauma patients. Am J Surg. 2013 Nov; 206(5):655-60. View in: PubMed

Impact of fibrinogen levels on outcomes after acute injury in patients requiring a massive transfusion. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Feb; 216(2):290-7. View in: PubMed

Hyperfibrinolysis elicited via thromboelastography predicts mortality in trauma. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Oct; 215(4):496-502. View in: PubMed

Pretransfusion testing practices in North America, 2005-2010: an analysis of the College Of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program J-survey data, 2005-2010. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2012 Mar; 136(3):294-300. View in: PubMed

The increasing burden of phlebotomy in the development of anaemia and need for blood transfusion amongst trauma patients. Injury. 2012 Jan; 43(1):78-83. View in: PubMed

Impact of the duration of platelet storage in critically ill trauma patients. J Trauma. 2011 Dec; 71(6):1766-73; discussion 1773-4. View in: PubMed

The impact of platelet transfusion in massively transfused trauma patients. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Nov; 211(5):573-9. View in: PubMed

Impact of ABO-identical vs ABO-compatible nonidentical plasma transfusion in trauma patients. Arch Surg. 2010 Sep; 145(9):899-906. View in: PubMed

Impact of plasma transfusion in trauma patients who do not require massive transfusion. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Jun; 210(6):957-65. View in: PubMed

Diagnostic reproducibility of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 3 and atrophy in menopausal women on hematoxylin and eosin, Ki-67, and p16 stained slides. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2010 Apr; 14(2):108-12. View in: PubMed

Impact of plasma transfusion in massively transfused trauma patients. J Trauma. 2009 Mar; 66(3):693-7. View in: PubMed

Methamphetamines in trauma: effect on injury patterns and outcome. J Trauma. 2009 Mar; 66(3):895-8. View in: PubMed

The impact of uncross-matched blood transfusion on the need for massive transfusion and mortality: analysis of 5,166 uncross-matched units. J Trauma. 2008 Dec; 65(6):1222-6. View in: PubMed

Blood transfusions in trauma: six-year analysis of the transfusion practices at a Level I trauma center. Am Surg. 2008 Oct; 74(10):953-7. View in: PubMed

The pursuit of happyness, transfusions, and blood donation on the screen. Transfusion. 2008 Oct; 48(10):2267; author reply 2268. View in: PubMed

AABB survey of transfusion-related acute lung injury policies and practices in the United States. Transfusion. 2007 Sep; 47(9):1679-85. View in: PubMed

Transfusion of platelets containing ABO-incompatible plasma: a survey of 3156 North American laboratories. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 Jun; 131(6):909-16. View in: PubMed

Prevention of bedside errors in transfusion medicine (PROBE-TM) study: a cluster-randomized, matched-paired clinical areas trial of a simple intervention to reduce errors in the pretransfusion bedside check. Transfusion. 2007 May; 47(5):771-80. View in: PubMed

Safe handling and administration of blood components: review of practical concepts. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 May; 131(5):690-4. View in: PubMed

Ensuring timely completion of type and screen testing and the verification of ABO/Rh status for elective surgical patients. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2007 Apr; 131(4):576-81. View in: PubMed

Blood transfusion in critically injured patients: a prospective study. Injury. 2006 May; 37(5):455-65. View in: PubMed

Critical laboratory value notification: a failure mode effects and criticality analysis. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2005 Sep; 31(9):495-506. View in: PubMed

North American pretransfusion testing practices, 2001-2004: results from the College of American Pathologists Interlaboratory Comparison Program survey data, 2001-2004. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005 Aug; 129(8):984-9. View in: PubMed

Storage and transfusion of infected autologous blood or components: a survey of North American laboratories. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005 Aug; 129(8):981-3. View in: PubMed

Phenotype matching of donor red blood cell units for nonalloimmunized sickle cell disease patients: a survey of 1182 North American laboratories. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2005 Feb; 129(2):190-3. View in: PubMed

The transfusion services committee--responsibilities and response to adverse transfusion events. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2005; 483-90. View in: PubMed

A comprehensive assessment program to improve blood-administering practices using the FOCUS-PDCA model. Transfusion. 2004 Sep; 44(9):1350-6. View in: PubMed

College of American Pathologists Laboratory Accreditation checklist item TRM. 44955. Phase I requirement on bacterial detection in platelets. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2004 Sep; 128(9):958-63. View in: PubMed

Resurgence of the blood utilization committee. Transfusion. 2003 Aug; 43(8):998-1006. View in: PubMed

Patient safety and blood transfusion: new solutions. Transfus Med Rev. 2003 Jul; 17(3):169-80. View in: PubMed

Retrospective targeted HCV lookback using centralized contracted notification service. Transfusion. 2003 Jun; 43(6):799-805. View in: PubMed

Management of patients refractory to platelet transfusion. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003 Apr; 127(4):409-14. View in: PubMed

Pretransfusion compatibility testing for red blood cell administration. Curr Opin Hematol. 2001 Nov; 8(6):397-404. View in: PubMed

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