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Bloody Easy Blood Administration Version 3                                Handbook

Bloody Easy Blood Administration Version 3 Handbook

This handbook is a comprehensive, referenced resource for transfusionists (nurses, health care professionals administering blood). It provides an overview of blood components and products with essential learnings and actions to ensure blood is administered safely.Print and French translation versions will be available soon.

Implementing an Evaluation Process for your Transfusion Competency Assessment Program

Implementing an Evaluation Process for your Transfusion Competency Assessment Program

Transfusion Checklist Poster

This one page poster details the essential steps to ensure blood is administered safely. This document can be downloaded, printed and edited to suit your specific hospital policies. June 2021 Version 1.0

December 2021

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Whither convalescent plasma therapy?

Dana V. Devine, PhD   Chief Scientist, Canadian Blood Services and Director, UBC Centre for Blood Research
 The concept of using the plasma from someone who has recovered from an illness to treat patients in the early stage of the same illness is not new.   Our understanding of the immune system led to the development of this approach in the early 1900’s, and there was fairly widespread us [...]

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