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For further information, you may access the following websites:
Advancing Transfusion and Cellular Therapies Worldwide
Formerly known as American Society of Blood Banks. The website provides easy to understand facts about blood, blood donation, and the recent newsletters and journals.
Anemia Institute: For Research and Education
A non-profit organization that is dedicated to providing knowledge about anemia.
Blood Bank Guy
This site has been designed to provide knowledge about Transfusion Medicine.
The Provincial Blood Coordinating Office (PBCO) is a source of information about British Columbia (BC) blood issues. The PCBO also supports the needs of hospital blood banks in British Columbia, Canada.
Canadian Blood Services
Describes what you need to know about donating blood. Information is in both English and French.
Canadian Blood Services: Transfusion Medicine
This site educates consumers and donors of blood, physicians, and other health care professionals, in order to safely manage the use of blood and blood products.
Krever’s Final Report: Commission of Inquiry on the Blood System in Canada
London Laboratory Services Group (LLSG): Blood Transfusion Laboratory
A reference tool for staff members at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and St. Joseph’s Health Care (SJHC) London, Ontario, Canada. The LHSC Blood Transfusion Resource Manual can be found on this website.
ONTraC: Ontario Transfusion Coordinators
The Ontario Nurse Transfusion Coordinators (ONTraC) Program is a provincial patient blood management program. It promotes the use of transfusion practice, alternatives to blood transfusions, and improving patient care.
Puget Sound Blood Center
An independent non-profit and volunteer-supported resource. It provides information about blood and tissue services as well as research and education.
Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM)
This site answers questions about blood management and how to prevent blood loss during surgery. Also provides current newsletters and journal information.
Provides information about blood transfusions and alternative strategies.