The International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine Guidelines (ICTMG) recently convened a panel to provide guidance for fetal neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (FNAIT). Findings from a systematic review have been recently published in the journal Blood.
500 transplants made possible thanks to the selflessness of living organ donors and kidney paired exchange
Innovation150 series on the RED blog: As Canada celebrates 150 years we look back on Canadian innovations in transfusion medicine over the years. A series of posts over the next few weeks feature remarkable Canadian progress in transfusion medicine past, present and future. #Innovation150.
Previous posts in our "The things we do for safety" series Battling bacteria - part I Leukoreduction In a previous post , we wrote about the donor screening criteria, the arm scrub and the diversion pouch. These are important steps in our blood collection process to limit the introduction of...
Dr. Danielle Martin, author of Better Now: Six Big Ideas for Improving Health Care for All Canadians spoke at Canadian Blood Services' board retreat in April 2017.
Since 2007, Canadian Blood Services and the Ontario Regional Blood Coordinating Network (ORBCoN) co-chair the planning and execution of an annual transfusion medicine symposium in partnership with a community hospital. The involvement of the community hospital is key in identifying topics of...
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