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Oct 21, 2021
A community of practice for critical care physicians who support organ donation

Donation Physician Network at Critical Care Canada Forum 2017In 2017, Canadian Blood Services established a national Donation Physician Network. This community of practice builds on successful provincial initiatives developed to support critical care physicians specializing in deceased organ donation. 

Organs and Tissues
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Oct 21, 2021

Our goal is to share best practices with hospitals and health-care providers to optimize patient care and utilization of blood products. These best practices support serological and immunohematology investigations and the selection of donor units for transfusion.

Transfusion
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Oct 21, 2021

Original resources are developed to facilitate the adoption of best practices among transfusion medicine. We encourage you to use and download these resources. As they are updated regularly, please check back often to ensure you have the most current version.

Transfusion
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Oct 21, 2021

Canadian Blood Services’ Clinical Guide to Transfusion is a valued resource for health-care professionals in Canada. Its chapters are written by experts in their respective fields and provide a practical summary of current knowledge in transfusion medicine practices.

Transfusion
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Oct 21, 2021

Nous vous encourageons à télécharger et à utiliser les ressources que nous développons et publions afin de faciliter la pratique de la médecine transfusionnelle. Ces ressources étant régulièrement mises à jour, nous vous recommandons de souvent vérifier que vous possédez les versions les plus récentes.

 

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Oct 21, 2021

Canadian Blood Services works collaboratively with the Canadian tissue community to develop and implement leading practices to improve the quality and safety of tissue produced in Canadian tissue banks. This work includes leading practice workshops, public awareness and education campaigns, national data collection, publication of Canadian eye and tissue banking activity and the design and implementation of recommendations and systematic reviews for five areas of practice for tissue bioburden reduction and control.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 21, 2021
The deceased donation program focuses on evolving the quality and safety of national organ donation services in Canada, which will result in continued improvement for access to lifesaving organs and transplants for all Canadians.
Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 19, 2021
Expanding the Lung Donor Pool using Non-Perfused Organ Donation
September 28, 2021
Dr. Andrew Healey
Chief Medical Officer - Donation, Trillium Gift of Life Network
 

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 19, 2021

September 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, organ donation and transplantation organizations across Canada, including Canadian Blood Services, are meeting regularly to assess the impact the virus is having on organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Together, we are continuing to develop recommendations that can be used by provincial organ donation organizations and regional transplant and donation programs to guide organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Organs and Tissues

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