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Modified on: 
Oct 15, 2021

The approach to transfusion in emergent situations varies dramatically depending on the clinical scenario. The clinician’s assessment of the rapidity of bleeding, the severity of hemorrhage or amount of blood lost, and the clinical stability of the patient will determine the transfusion strategy.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Oct 6, 2021

Contributors: Utsav Patel, Canadian Blood Services manager of plasma protein products (PPP) formulary; Steven Drews, associate director of microbiology at Canadian Blood Services; Dimpy Modi, research analyst at Sunnybrook

NOTE: This information reflects evidence available at time of publication.

1.    Is Canadian Blood Services monitoring levels of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in plasma donations?

Last updated: October 5, 2021.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Oct 6, 2021

http://cancovid19plasma.ca/This repository aims to support Canadian transfusion medicine health care professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be updated regularly as new information is available. In addition, the public and donors can learn more about how Canadian Blood Services is responding to COVID-19 by visiting blood.ca/covid-19.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Oct 6, 2021

NOTE: This information reflects evidence available at the time of publication.

1.  Are health professionals at risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection when handling blood products from Canadian Blood Services?

Last updated:  June 19, 2020

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Sep 24, 2021

The content on this page is specific for 2021-2022 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2022-2023 will start being updated approximately one month ahead of the live event held in Toronto. See General Information Schedules and Locations document for live event dates.

Reminder:

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Sep 10, 2021

The content on this page is specific for 2021-2022 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2022-2023 will start being updated approximately one month ahead of the live event held in Toronto. See General Information Schedules and Locations document for live event dates.

Reminder:

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Sep 10, 2021

The content on this page is specific for 2021-2022 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2022-2023 will start being updated approximately one month ahead of the live event held in Toronto. See General Information Schedules and Locations document for live event dates.

Reminder:

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Sep 10, 2021

The content on this page is specific for 2021-2022 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2022-2023 will start being updated approximately one month ahead of the live event held in Toronto. See General Information Schedules and Locations document for live event dates.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Sep 10, 2021

The content on this page is specific for 2021-22 Transfusion Camp. Content for 2022-2023 will start being updated approximately one month ahead of the live event held in Toronto. See General Information Schedules and Locations document for live event dates.

Reminder:

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Sep 10, 2021

Transfusion Camp is a 5-day education program aimed at increasing knowledge of transfusion medicine and best practices by providing high-quality training to post-graduate medical trainees in various specialties related to transfusion.

Led by transfusion experts at the University of Toronto, Transfusion Camp is delivered to trainees from more than 12 different specialty training programs at more than 15 universities in Canada and abroad.

Transfusion

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