April 2019

In this issue: The Top Transfusion-Related Non-Conformances Identified in 2018, Ontario AB Plasma Audit 2018 -How is AB Plasma Used?

March 2019

In this issue: Quality Improvement Initiatives and their Effect on Red Blood Cell and Frozen Plasma Utilization Rates, Conserving the Supply of Type O Rh Negative Red Cells: What is the Maximum Age of Child-bearing Potential in Ontario Women?

February 2019

In this issue: Fibrinogen Replacement – What is the Latest News?, On the Road to a Massive Hemorrhage Protocol (MHP): Updated February 2019, Q&A: Discharge information sheet –What post-transfusion reaction information should I include in a discharge information sheet for patients?

January 2019

In this issue: Canadian Blood Services’ Hospital Disposition Reporting, Bloody Easy Tech Assess: Advanced – If you got these wrong too, you were not alone (again!)!, Q&A: Question about target INRs when treating coagulopathic patients with frozen plasma or prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC)

December 2018

In this issue: Ontario Transfusion Transmitted Injuries Surveillance System (TTISS-ON) Bloody Easy Tech Assess: Basic – If you got this one wrong, you were not alone!

November 2018

In this issue: Testing Blood Shortage Plans in Ontario Hospitals – 2018 Exercise Highlights. How prepared are we?, Blood Shortage Mock Exercise-EORLA Experience

October 2018

In this issue: Provincial Platelet Audit – Preliminary Pediatric Results and Golden Horseshoe Education Supporting Transfusionists (GHEST) Symposium 2018

September 2018

In this issue: Positive Patient Identification and Independent Double Checks: Why are these important in transfusion safety?, ORBCoN’s Provincial Bedside Audit and Q&A: When should a blood infusion set be changed during a blood transfusion?

June 2018

In this issue: On the Road to a Provincial Massive Hemorrhage Protocol (MHP), Bloody Easy Nursing Transfusion Medicine Boot Camp: Lab to Bedside