LearnTransfusion Series

Topic Teaching: Clinical outcomes among low-titer group O whole blood recipients compared to recipients of conventional components in civilian trauma resuscitation

When: 
December 18, 2018 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM (EDT)
Where: 

Toronto/Webinar

Presented by:

Dr. Pierre-Aurele Morin
Transfusion Medicine Physician Trainee
McMaster University

Objectives:

1.  Discuss the characteristics of whole blood and potential advantages.
2.  Review available data on whole blood transfusion in trauma patients.
3.  Evaluate a study on the clinical impact of whole blood transfusion.

References:

1.  Clinical outcomes among low-titer group O whole blood recipients compared to recipients of conventional components in civilian trauma resuscitation.  Seheult JN, Anto V, Alarcon LH, Sperry JL, Triulzi DJ, Yazer MH.  Transfusion. 2018 Aug;58(8): 1838-1845. doi: 10.1111/trf.14779. Epub 2018 Aug 30.  PMID: 30160310

 

Note:  The session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

 


To register for the LearnTransfusion series, send an email to learn.transfusion@blood.ca with  “Weekly Transfusion Medicine Seminars” in the subject line. Include your name and complete e-mail address in the body of the e-mail, and confirm that you would like to register for the LearnTransfusion series. You will then receive weekly email notifications of upcoming series events with details on how to join the webinars (e.g., call-in number and a link to register for the webinar).

The LearnTransfusion series is the seminar component of the Areas of Focused Competency (AFC)-Diploma Program in Transfusion Medicine. The series, organized by Canadian Blood Services is also open to all practitioners in the field of Transfusion Medicine. Through a series of regular webinars, trainees and practitioners are exposed to various scientific, technical and clinical aspects of transfusion medicine.

 

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