Transfusion Medicine Links

Didactic and Tutorials

Case Studies (New York Blood Center)
Hematology Image Bank (ASH)
Hematology Teaching Cases (ASH)
Platelet Refractoriness Body Surface Area Calculator


The History of Blood Transfusion Medicine
The History of Blood Banking
Red Gold: The epic story of blood

Information and Resources

The Blood Bank Guy
Facts about blood and blood banking (AABB)

Infectious Diseases

Hepatitis A to E (CDC)
HIV, HTLV and Hepatitis Test Kits

Patient Safety

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM - Membership Required)
Guide to Inspection of Blood Banks (FDA)
National Patient Safety Foundation
Progress in blood supply safety (Federal Consumer Information Center)

Practice Parameters & Calculators

Blood Guidances (US FDA)
Circular of Information for the Use of Cellular Therapy Products (December 2009 -- downloads pdf file)
Corrected Count Increment Calculator (Platelet Transfusions)
Coagulation Factors
Humate-P Calculator
Practice Parameter for the Recognition, Management, and Prevention of Adverse Consequences of Blood Transfusion by K Sazama, et al. (This link downloads a file via FTP)
Practice Parameter for the Use of Red Blood Cell Transfusions by TL Simon, et al. (This link downloads a file via FTP)
Transfusion Quality Management Program

Special Topics

Blood and bone marrow transplantation
Blood substitutes, past, present and future
Animal Blood Banking
Database of MHC binding peptides
Q & A about cord blood donation
VUMC Cord Blood Discussion
My Cancer Genome

Transfusion Medicine Organizations

American Association of Blood Banks (AABB)
American Association of Immunologists (AAI)
American Red Cross
American Society for Apheresis (ASFA)
American Society of Hematology (ASH)
American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI)
America's Blood Centers
Armed Services Blood Program
Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists (AMLI)
Australian & New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion (ANZSBT)
Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide
British Blood Transfusion Society (BBTS)
British Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (BSHI)
California Blood Bank Society
Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine
Community Blood Centers of South Florida
Community Blood Center Online (Kansas City)
Cord Blood Registry
Danish Society of Hematology
Florida Blood Services
Florida's Blood Centers
Florida Georgia Blood Alliance
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Foundation for the Accreditation of Hematopoietic Cell Therapy
Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand
Hoxworth Blood Center
Institute for transfusion medicine (Pittsburgh)
International Council for Commonality in Blood Banking Automation (ICCBBA)
International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)
International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT)
International Society for Experimental Hematology (ISEH)
International Society of Laboratory Hematology (ISLH)
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH)
London Health Science Centre
National Anemia Action Council
National Marrow Donor Program
National Technical Information Service (Dept. of Commerce)
Network for Advancement of Transfusion Alternatives
New York Blood Center
Puget Sound Blood Center
Societ� Italiana di Medicina Trasfusionale e Immunoematologia (Italian)
Society for the Advancement of Blood Management
Tennessee Association of Blood Banks
The Transplantation Society
UK National Blood Services
United Blood Services
World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH)
World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA)

Transfusion Medicine Journals

ASH News Daily
Blood Purification
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Current Issues in Transfusion Medicine
Current Opinion in Hematology
FDA News
The Hematologist (ASH)
Hematology (ASH)
Hematology e-digest (Johns Hopkins U)
Human Immunology
Journal of Clinical Apheresis
Journal of Immunology
Pathophysiology of Haemostasis and Thrombosis
SABM E-zine
Stem Cells
Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis
Transfusion Medicine
Transfusion and Apheresis Science
Vox Sanguinis