Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Oct 6, 2016

With great pleasure we present the new online edition of the Canadian Blood Services’ Clinical Guide to Transfusion. This Guide is an educational resource for health care workers on the provision of blood products and transfusion medicine services in Canada.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Nov 30, 2016

Current practices at Canadian Blood Services require that platelet units be stored no longer than five days prior to transfusion. This short storage period results in very challenging inventory management and many platelet units being discarded.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Nov 25, 2016

The International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine Guidelines (ICTMG) was established in 2011 and includes international transfusion experts from around the world. 

Transfusion

Upcoming Events

When
December 13, 2016 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Webinar

Speaker(s):

Dr. Eman Khan

Transfusion
When
January 3, 2017 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Webinar

Speaker(s):

Dr. Jacqueline Trudeau

Transfusion
When
January 10, 2017 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Where

Webinar

Speaker(s):

Dr. Shadiya AlKhan

Transfusion

Blog

Toronto

Modified on: 
Nov 30, 2016

A two-day meeting will be held in January 2017 with national and international stakeholders to identify research priorities for closing knowledge gaps that impact donor eligibility for men who have sex with men.

red blood cells, Canadian Blood Services

Modified on: 
Nov 23, 2016

How long is too long? New study reveals truth about age of red blood cells

Vital Bonds

Modified on: 
Nov 15, 2016

Documentary brings to the screen the lasting impact and major importance of organ donation across the country.