University of Toronto Transfusion Medicine Rounds

Treating neonates with anemia and thrombocytopenia: Can current evidence drive the practices?


Event details

Presented by

Dr. Cassandra Josephson
Director, Cancer and Blood Disorders Institute (CBDI)
Director, Blood Bank, Transfusion and Apheresis Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
Professor, Oncology and Pediatrics Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Learning objectives

  1. Apply evidence-based literature to current red blood cell (RBC) and platelet transfusion practices in neonates.
  2. Recognize the current knowledge gaps within neonatal RBC and platelet transfusion practices.
  3. Identify current and future approaches for further development of pediatric transfusion guidelines.


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