LearnTransfusion Series

Topic Teaching: Preoperative Patient Blood Management

May 1, 2018 | 12:00PM to 1:00PM (EDT)



Dr. Yulia Lin
Transfusion Medicine Specialist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Event objectives:

  • Develop a standard approach to the diagnosis and management of preoperative anemia
  • Prescribe and counsel on preoperative anemia treatment


1. International consensus statement on the peri-operative management of anaemia and iron deficiency. Muñoz M, Acheson AG, Auerbach M, Besser M, Habler O, Kehlet H, Liumbruno GM, Lasocki S, Meybohm P, Rao Baikady R, Richards T, Shander A, So-Osman C, Spahn DR, Klein AA. Anaesthesia. 2017 Feb;72(2):233-247. doi: 10.1111/anae.13773. Epub 2016 Dec 20., PMID: 27996086 Free Article

2. Management of severe perioperative bleeding: guidelines from the European Society of Anaesthesiology: First update 2016. Kozek-Langenecker SA, Ahmed AB, Afshari A, Albaladejo P, Aldecoa C, Barauskas G, De Robertis E, Faraoni D, Filipescu DC, Fries D, Haas T, Jacob M, Lancé MD, Pitarch JVL, Mallett S, Meier J, Molnar ZL, Rahe-Meyer N, Samama CM, Stensballe J, Van der Linden PJF, Wikkelsø AJ, Wouters P, Wyffels P, Zacharowski K. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2017 Jun;34(6):332-395. doi: 10.1097/EJA.0000000000000630. PMID: 28459785

3. Patient blood management to reduce surgical risk. Clevenger B, Mallett SV, Klein AA, Richards T. Br J Surg. 2015 Oct;102(11):1325-37; discussion 1324. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9898. Epub 2015 Aug 27. Review. PMID: 26313653

4. Patient Blood Management Guidelines: Module 2 | Perioperative. National Blood Authority (Australia), 2012. ISBN 978-0-9775298-8-9

The session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The LearnTransfusion series is the seminar component of the Areas of Focused Competency (AFC)-Diploma Program in Transfusion Medicine. The series, organized by Canadian Blood Services is also open to all practitioners in the field of Transfusion Medicine. Through a series of regular webinars, trainees and practitioners are exposed to various scientific, technical and clinical aspects of transfusion medicine. For more information about the LearnTransfusion series and how to register visit LearnTransfusion series.


Event Poster_Lin.pdf

Kozek-Langenecker et al. 2016

Munoz et al. 2017

Clevenger et al. 2015

PBM Guidelines Module 2.pdf