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Modified on: 
Aug 18, 2016
Transfusion
Organs and Tissues
Stem Cells
Modified on: 
Aug 9, 2016

Our aim at Canadian Blood Services is to optimize the utilization of blood components and products through collaborative relationships with our hospital customers and physicians. As a national organization, we gather utilization best practices from skilled transfusion medicine specialists from across the country. Our goal is to share those best practices with hospitals and physicians to optimize utilization and patient care. 

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Jun 29, 2016

The Hospital for Sick Children in collaboration with Canadian Blood Services, Trillium Gift of Life Network and the Canadian Council for Donation and Transplantation presents - Pediatric Donation after Cardiocirculatory Death  - Instructional Video: 

Pediatric Donation after Cardiocirculatory Death (pDCD) Public and professional education video 

 

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 29, 2016

Donation after cardiocirculatory death

The following videos were recorded in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on January 21, 2014 at a Donation after Cardiocirculatory Death (DCD) Implementation Workshop.
 
Overview of DCD development in Canada
Dr. Sam Shemie
Professor of Pediatrics, McGill University
Medical Director, Donation, Canadian Blood Services
 
Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 21, 2016

As part of our mandate, Canadian Blood Services is responsible for bringing the organ and tissue donation and transplantation (OTDT) community together to build and share leading practices in donation and transplantation. Canadian Blood Services acknowledges the important contribution our partners make in leading practice and clinical guideline development.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 15, 2016

Organ & Tissue Donation & Transplantation (OTDT) Advisory Committees

A number of advisory committees and working groups work with Canadian Blood Services on issues and initiatives related to organ donation and transplantation activities. Their work includes providing expert advise and direction on national clinical policy and practice, operational requirements, standardization of procedures and development of the Canadian Transplant Registry services. These groups also provide input to strategic direction and initiative development and prioritization.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Jun 8, 2016

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