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May 2020

In this issue: Hospital Blood Component Inventory issues During COVID-19 Pandemic; Convalescent Plasma in the Treatment for COVID-19; Introducing the Ontario Immunoglobulin Treatment Program.

April 2020

In this issue: FAQ: COVID-19 and the Blood Transfusion Laboratory, the need for donations during COVID-19, and conserving the supply of type O Rh-negative red cells

March 2020

In this issue: Learn more about measles PEP, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, and get the red blood cell utilization results from the Cornwall Community Hospital

February 2020

In this issue: Choosing Wisely at Georgian Bay General Hospital, Vanessa’s Law: New mandatory Health Canada reporting requirements for hospitals, Survey Results of Quality Improvement Initiatives in Transfusion Medicine

January 2020

In this issue: An Update: Transfusion Transmitted Injuries Surveillance System, Patient Blood Management

December 2019

In this issue: Fibrinogen Replacement For Bleeding After Cardiac Surgery and FAQ for Physicians

November 2019

In this issue: Code Orange – Simulation to Real Life, On the Road to a Massive Hemorrhage Protocol (MHP): Updated October, 2019.

October 2019

In this issue: Principal Findings in ORBCoN Platelet Utilization Audit, “Platelets – The Sticky Truth and why it matters to you!” 2019 Annual Videoconference Report

September 2019

In this issue: Should Group A Plasma Be Used in MHPs, Evening Symposium – Choosing Plasma Wisely: When and When Not to Use Plasma

June 2019

In this issue: The Second Sample – Blood Group Checks So You Can Catch Some ZZZZs, The Top Ten Hospital Issues Identified at Annual ORBCoN/CBS Hospital Site Visits from 2018-19, Provincial Redistribution Check-Up