Platelets

Platelets are tiny blood cells that help your body form clots to stop bleeding. If one of your blood vessels gets damaged, it sends out signals that are picked up by platelets. The platelets then rush to the site of damage and form a plug, or clot, to repair the damage.

Resources

Document Name Date of Original Publication Date Revised

Blood Group Compatibility January 12, 2018 March 20, 2018 Download
Guidelines for the Use of Platelet Transfusions - a British Society for Hematology Guideline February 7, 2018 March 20, 2018 Download

    Correspondence

    Document Name Date of Original Publication Date Revised

    SaskBlood Rh Immune Globulin (RhIg) Memo - June 27, 2017 February 7, 2018 March 20, 2018 Download