Transfusion Best Practice Recommendations

 

These documents summarize best practice recommendations for patients receiving transfusion of blood components, which include red blood cells (RBC), platelets, plasma and cryoprecipitate. The transfusion triggers listed are in alignment with evidence-based transfusion medicine practices and reflect published clinical practice guidelines. The decision to order a blood transfusion should be made carefully, ensuring that transfusion benefits, risks and alternatives have been considered.

Resources

Document Name Date of Original Publication Date Revised  

Best Practice Recommendations for the Assessment & Management of Neonates Born to Alloimmunized Mothers at Risk of HDFN - Saskatchewan July 8, 2021 July 8, 2021 Download
Clinical Practice Recommendations for Requesting Pre-Transfusion Testing for Adult Elective Surgical Patients (SK) September 15, 2021 September 15, 2021 Download
Transfuse Wisely Poster March 27, 2020 January 13, 2021 Download
Transfusion Best Practice Recommendations for Neonatal Patients - Saskatchewan January 4, 2021 January 4, 2021 Download
Transfusion Best Practice Recommendations for Pediatric Patients - Saskatchewan October 19, 2020 October 19, 2020 Download
Transfusion Best Practice Recommendations in Adult Patients - Saskatchewan August 29, 2018 November 16, 2020 Download

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