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International Transfusion Guidelines and Standards for Best Practice

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General

Tinmouth A, MacDougall M, Fergusson D, Amin M, Graham ID, Hebert PC, Kumanan Wilson K. Reducing the amount of blood transfused. A systematic review of behavioral interventions to change physicians- transfusion practices. Arch Intern Med 2005 Apr 25;165(8):845-52.

Australia / New Zealand

Australia

Australian Guidelines & Standards (Links to many guidelines)

NBA: Patient Blood Management Guidelines

NEW NBA: Guidance for the Provision of Intraoperative Cell Salvage (Mar. 2014)

ANZSBT Guidelines

Guidelines for the Administration of Blood Components, ed. 1 (Oct. 2004) ANZSBT & Royal College of Nursing Australia

European

International Society for Blood Transfusion

Guidelines for Validation of Automated Systems in Blood EstablishmentsVersion December 2009

Guidelines for the Use of RFID Technology in Transfusion Medicine | Version 1.0, April 2010

United Kingdom

BCSH Guidelines - update: Tinegate H, Birchall J, Gray A, Haggas R, Massey E, Norfolk D, et al. Guideline on the investigation and management of acute transfusion reactions Prepared by the BCSH Blood Transfusion Task Force. Br J Haematol 2012 Oct;159(2):143-53. Epub 2012 Aug 29. | Full test guideline

BCSH Guidelines: Blood Transfusion

UK blood transfusion and tissue transplantation guidelines

Guidelines for the Blood Transfusion Services in the UK

Recommended minimum standards for hospital transfusion laboratories. Updated Sept. 2010 (UK Transfusion Laboratory Collaborative)

Perioperative blood transfusion for elective surgery – A national clinical guideline (Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network-Oct. 2001; updated Aug. 2004)

Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland

Blood Transfusion and the Anaesthetist - Blood Component Therapy (2005)

Blood Transfusion and the Anaesthetists - Intra-operative Cell Salvage (2009) AAGBI Safety Guideline

Blood Transfusion and the Anaesthetist - Red Cell Transfusion 2 (2008)

USA

A compendium of transfusion practice guidelines, ed. 1, 2010 (American Red Cross)

American Society of Hematology Guidelines

Clinical practice guideline: red blood cell transfusion in adult trauma and critical care. Napolitano LM,et al; American College of Critical Care Medicine of the Society of Critical Care Medicine; Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Practice Management Workgroup (Crit Care Med. 2009 Dec;37(12):3124–57)

Use of Red Blood Cell Transfusion Reviewed in Trauma, Critical Care (30 Dec. 2009, Medscape)

Management of hyperbilirubinemia in the newborn infant 35 or more weeks of gestation (summary) American Academy of Pediatrics 1994 Oct (revised 2004 Jul)

Platelet transfusion for patients with cancer (summary) American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2000 Nov 3.

Prevention of Rh D alloimmunization - American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 1999 May (reviewed 2004)