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Choosing Wisely

The Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine is proud to be part of the Choosing Wisely Canada campaign.

Using Blood Wisely Campaign

Blood Conservation in the Time of COVID-19 Poster 

Please download this poster and post it prominently in your hospital so that those who order blood will see it – and think twice.

Pandemic Preparedness - Blood Utilization Poster

National Plan for Management of Shortages - Summary for Blood Banks
(March 20, 2020)

ONTraC Program - Patient Blood Management Resources


Why Give Two When One Will Do? Campaign

Toolkit for Reducing Unnecessary Red Blood Cell Transfusions in Hospitals
This toolkit was created to support the implementation of interventions designed to reduce unnecessary red blood cell (RBC) transfusions in your institution or hospital. It can be used by Transfusion Medicine departments, physician groups, clinical services or organizations to help achieve significant reductions in inappropriate RBC transfusions. 
Download the poster / screen saver 
Download the toolkit