What's New - July 2014 (By topic)

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

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

BC PBCO

2014 Action Plan for West Nile Virus and the blood supply (BC MOH)

BC PBCO & CBS Education Session on Blood Transfusion Issues (Oct. 2, 2014, Whistler, BC)

Update:Reporting Final Results of a Transfusion Reaction to External Agencies - Job Aid TR 0007JA (v 1.1, Aug. 1, 2013)

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:

Android | Blackberry | iPhone

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

TraQ's July newsletter

Global News

General

Canada

Australia

Ireland

Pakistan

UK

USA

Industry news

* See TraQ's Industry News

Diseases in the news

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

Resource Library / Links

NEW Administering blood transfusion (2008, CETL, UK) Older but still useful +interesting pics

NEW Video (Canada) : Optional resource for patients and physicians who wish to receive standardised and accurate information about blood transfusions

Canada

Older resources:

Update: Reporting Final Results of a Transfusion Reaction to External Agencies - Job Aid TR 0007JA (v 1.1, Aug. 1, 2013)

BC Serology Interest Group: Passing the Serology Torch videos (11 videos ranging from~20 to 60 mins. | Completion of BloodTechNet project)

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:
Android | Blackberry | iPhone For further information contact Quality and Utilization Management Program Coordinator at PBCO

@transfusionnews (TraQ webmaster's personal Twitter account)

TraQ's July newsletter

New TM blog: Don't worry, be happy (Musings on the safety of our blood supply)

TM blog: Turn! Turn! Turn! (Musings on how the TM community now puts cost above all)

BBTS blog: Do you Believe? (Musings on cloud-based software services by a transfusion medicine techno heretic)

*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