LearnTransfusion Series

Scientific Session: Plasma Transfusion and Bleeding in Humans and Mice

Quand: 
10 septembre, 2019 | 12:00 - 13:00 (EDT)
Où: 

Toronto/Webinar

Presented by:

William P. Sheffield, PhD
Associate Director - Research
Centre for Innovation, Canadian Blood Services

Objectives:

1.    To understand the evidence base supporting plasma transfusion to control or stop hemorrhage.
2.    To comprehend the potential mechanisms contributing to coagulopathy in trauma.
3.    To learn about recent research using mouse models of coagulopathy and bleeding with or without shock.

References:

1.    Sperry JL, Guyette FX, Brown JB, Yazer MH, Triulzi DJ, Early-Young BJ et al; PAMPer Study Group. Prehospital Plasma during Air Medical Transport in Trauma Patients at Risk for Hemorrhagic Shock. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 26;379(4):315-326.
2.    Moore HB, Moore EE, Chapman MP, McVaney K, Bryskiewicz G, Blechar R et al. Plasma-first resuscitation to treat haemorrhagic shock during emergency ground transportation in an urban area: a randomised trial. Lancet. 2018 Jul 28;392(10144):283-291.
3.    Eltringham-Smith LJ, Lei X, Reheman A, Lambourne MD, Pryzdial EL, Ni H, Sheffield WP. The fibrinogen but not the Factor VIII content of transfused plasma determines its effectiveness at reducing bleeding in coagulopathic mice. Transfusion. 2015 May;55(5):1040-50.

 

Note: The session is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


To register for the LearnTransfusion series, send an email to learn.transfusion@blood.ca with  “Weekly Transfusion Medicine Seminars” in the subject line. Include your name and complete e-mail address in the body of the e-mail, and confirm that you would like to register for the LearnTransfusion series. You will then receive weekly email notifications of upcoming series events with details on how to join the webinars (e.g., call-in number and a link to register for the webinar).

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.

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