Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2020

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2020

Visit the HSP Program Data Dashboard for access to current data.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 24, 2020

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 22, 2020

Author: Rob Romans 
Publication date: March 2019  

The primary target audience for this educational resource: Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) in the hospital laboratory, Prescribers of cryoprecipitates. 

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Oct 22, 2020

The short storage period for platelet units results in very challenging inventory management, and many platelet units are discarded.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Oct 20, 2020

Author: Rob Romans, ART, BSc
Online publication date: August 2019

Background

In August 2018, the National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products (NAC) endorsed the document “Guidance on Platelet Transfusion for Patients With Hypoproliferative Thrombocytopenia” published by the International Collaboration for Transfusion Medicine Guidelines (ICTMG).1, 2, 3

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Oct 19, 2020
Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 19, 2020

Surveillance of National Organ Transplant Recipients Affected by COVID-19 (SNO-TRAC)

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Oct 19, 2020

National System Performance data - 2018

Beginning in 2012, Canadian Blood Services, on behalf of the Eye and Tissue Data Committee (ETDC), received data submissions from all Canadian eye and tissue programs. Data definitions were established and data training delivered to the Canadian eye and tissue community.

Organs and Tissues

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