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Provincial Massive Hemorrhage Toolkit

Provincial Massive Hemorrhage Toolkit

A comprehensive toolkit was developed to provide guidance for Ontario hospitals in the implementation of Ontario’s Recommendations for Massive Hemorrhage Protocol. The toolkit addresses select patient populations and differences in hospital sizes, resources and geographical challenges.

Released April 30, 2021

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 […]

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 […]

September 2022

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Choosing wisely when performing antenatal and postnatal transfusion tests: conference highlights.

Sheena Scheuermann, Regional Project Coordinator, ORBCoN 

On May 25th, 2022 ORBCoN hosted a national Perinatal Consensus Conference. The event was attended by 97 delegates from across Ontario, and across Canada. We heard experts present and educate on topics related to routine antenatal testing, high risk pregnancy monitoring, routine postnatal/cord testing and supplemental cord testing. The first day of the conference was open to anyone who registered to attend. The second day (May 26th) was restricted to invited expert panelists for discussion of the proposed consensus recommendations. The group of expert panelists are currently undertaking a modified Delphi exercise to reach consensus on statements that were developed to standardize Canadian practice in perinatal [...]

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