This useful guide describes procedures for reporting adverse transfusion reactions. It contains links to the appropriate forms.
Guide on reporting adverse transfusion reactions is available in our Resources section, in the adverse reactions section.
According to CSA standards, hospitals are required to report adverse events following transfusion to Canadian Blood Services (CBS) if they are thought to be due to a deficiency of the product.
There is also reporting of adverse events following transfusion either voluntarily through TTISS or as required by Health Canada.
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Canadian Blood Services is pleased to announce the return of the BloodTechNet Competition. We offer grants totaling $125,000
to professionals interested in developing educational projects for the Transfusion, Cellular Therapy and Transplantation communities. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2014.
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What happens if you get a blood transfusion with the wrong blood type?
Even though a patient's own blood type is the first choice for blood transfusions, it's not always available at the blood bank. Try to save some patients' lives and learn about human blood types!