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Transfusion Checklist Poster

This one-page poster details the essential steps to ensure blood is transfused safely. It is the summary of the BEBA version 3 Handbook. The document can be downloaded, printed, or edited to your hospital specific policies.

June 2021 Version 1.0

Blood Transfusion: Information for Patients, v4 Short Version, customizable PDF

Revised: November 2022

Note: This version is designed for hospital printing and is not available to order in hardcopy from ORBCoN. 

This double sided one-pager document offers patients and families basic information about transfusions of blood components and products. Accompanied by discussion with their health care prescriber, an informed treatment decision can be made. Hospitals can download, customize and print the document for distribution. 

The information is available in both print and video formats and can be accessed in English or French. The video format is narrated and includes closed captioning. 

Ontario IVIG Infusion Guide and Adverse Reaction Chart

This resource provides health care practitioners involved in the infusion of IVIG with evidence informed, best practice guidance. For each IVIGbrand, an infusion rate table (mL/kg/hour) based on the product […]

May 2023

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Provincial Survey: MHP Repeat survey was disseminated to all Ontario hospitals with a transfusion medicine laboratory. We have asked all sites to please submit a response by May 26, 2023. Have you submitted yours yet?

Social Media: Our Simulation #1 Trauma Massive Hemorrhage Protocol video has crossed 1M views! Thank you so much to all of our viewers who have helped us achieve this incredible milestone. But we're not done yet and we'd love for you to join us on our journey. 
So, be sure to check out and share our new Patient Pamphlet Video and help us reach our next big goal of 1M views!

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Upcoming Events

June 22 @ 12:00 pm

University of Toronto Transfusion Medicine Rounds - June 22, 2023

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June 28 @ 2:30 pm

Transfusionists Talk: Transfusion Made Bloody Easy

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