What's New - November 2012 (By topic)

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Index: TraQ & BC PBCO | Global News | Diseases | Industry News | Resource Library | Journals

Collaborating Sites: CSTM | Canada's TSOs | California Blood Bank Society

TraQ & BC PBCO:

Presentations from Education Sessions for Transfusion Medicine Issues (Kamloops, 26 Sept. 2012)

Transfusion Reaction Education for BC Pathologists - Webinars now available (Inc. slides & Q&A section)

BC PBCO & BC Technical Resource Group: Transfusion Bits and Bytes (6 educational videos for medical laboratory technologists)

BC PBCO mobile web apps: BMI (Body Mass Index) Calculator and IVIG Dosing Calculator | Instructions:

TraQ's November newsletter | BC PBCO

Global News

General

Canada

* Also see TraQ's Canada News | International News

Australia

Bulgaria

Ireland

UK

USA

Industry news

* Also see TraQ's Industry News

Diseases in the news

* See TraQ's 'Disease clearinghouses' in top menu

Resource Library / Links

Canada

BC PBCO and BC TRG: Transfusion Bits and Bytes (6 educational videos for med lab technologists)

BC PBCO mobile web apps: BMI (Body Mass Index) Calculator and IVIG Dosing Calculator | Instructions:

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For further information contact Quality and Utilization Management Program Coordinator at PBCO

Australia - ARC Blood Service:

Flippin Blood, ed. 2 (Quick reference guide for administering transfusions, blood component info, & more)

Does my patient require irradiated blood components?

Pack check (Check of blood component bag prior to transfusing)

  • UK

    NHSBT: Clinical indications for platelets app: Platelet Transfusion Mobile Site | BBT App | BBTS news item

    Website works like an app to enable Drs. ordering platelets to check clinical indications for use are appropriate for individual patient's needs

    Tinegate H, Birchall J, Gray A, Haggas R, Massey E, Norfolk D, et al. Guideline on the investigation and management of acute transfusion reactions Prepared by the BCSH Blood Transfusion Task Force. Br J Haematol 2012 Oct;159(2):143-53. Epub 2012 Aug 29. | Full test guideline

    @transfusionnews (Twitter account unaffiliated with AABB/OCD site)

    TraQ's November newsletter

    New TM blog: You don't own me (Musings on TM professionals as industry's poodles)

    *See TraQ's Resource Library | Nursing resources | Literature clearinghouses | Links | Continuing education | Jobs | Video library

    Journals, etc.

    Free full text papers* 1 or more Canadian authors