Recent Updates

Modified on: 
Sep 18, 2018
Transfusion
Modified on: 
Sep 14, 2018

Health care professionals in Canadian hospitals may require guidance with the procedure for spiking blood bags. We offer relevant training resources to help with this procedure.

A six-minute video showing the spiking technique for blood component bags. The video was produced and hosted by the B.C. Provincial Blood Coordinating Office (BCPBCO).

Transfusion
Modified on: 
May 30, 2018

Highly Sensitized Patient (HSP) Program Introduction

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
May 30, 2018

Launched in June 2012, the National Organ Waitlist (NOW) provides 24/7 web-based access for non-renal organ transplant programs across the country to list patients in need of a heart, lungs, liver, pancreas, small bowel, or multi-organ transplant. When organs become available, Organ Donation Organizations (ODOs) can access NOW online from the Canadian Transplant Registry (CTR). ODOs use NOW as a first step in the organ allocation process to identify patients in most critical need of an organ anywhere in Canada.

Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Feb 15, 2018

Led by project director Dr. Clinton Campbell and developed with funding from Canadian Blood Services' BloodTechNet program, a series of short, entertaining and informative animated videos present Choosing Wisely Canada transfusion recommendations.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Jan 9, 2018
Organs and Tissues
Modified on: 
Sep 14, 2017

Our goal is to share best practices with hospitals and health-care providers to optimize patient care and the utilization of blood products. Articles in this section are related to serological and immunohematology investigations and the selection of donor units for transfusion.

Transfusion
Modified on: 
Aug 16, 2017

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: 
Oct 27, 2016
Transfusion
Modified on: 
Oct 12, 2016
Organs and Tissues

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