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October 2020

October 2020

Newsletter

Alternatives to Transfusion:
Why Transfuse Blood When You Can Make Your Own?
Using Blood Wisely – Will Your Hospital Take the Challenge?

Inventory Calculator for Red Cells

Inventory Calculator for Red Cells

Inventory Management - General

This tool will aid in calculating a broad estimate of the suggested inventory stock levels of Red Blood Cells.

Inventory Calculator for Platelets

Inventory Calculator for Platelets

Inventory Management - General

This tool will serve as a broad estimate of the suggested levels if stock is held on site.

Prospective Transfusion Order Screening

Prospective Transfusion Order Screening

Prospective Screening

This learning module is designed primarily for Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLT) to assist them in the prospective screening of blood component orders however the content of this module may be of broader interest to other health care professionals such as nurses and physicians.

Blood Product Order Set Template

Blood Product Order Set Template

Utilization Recommendations/Order set template

Red Blood Cells, Platelets, Frozen Plasma – Adult

September 2020

September 2020

Newsletter

ORBCoN Year in Review, revamped Bloody Easy Lite toolkit, details about the upcoming MHP toolkit, Tech Assess updates, and a new website!

Companion Document to ” Red Blood Cell Transfusion: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the AABB”

Companion Document to ” Red Blood Cell Transfusion: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the AABB”

NAC Guidelines and Recommendations

Thrombosis Canada-Bleeding Management Tool (Apple Store and Google Play)

Thrombosis Canada-Bleeding Management Tool (Apple Store and Google Play)

Helpful Apps

This tool was designed to help healthcare professionals better manage bleeding episodes for patients on warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban and apixaban. Please see announcements provided by Thrombosis Canada for more detailed information.