Our resources are available to be downloaded for free, and printed copies of selected resources can also be ordered at no cost.
The BCI describes the blood components produced by Australian Red Cross Lifeblood, including a description of the blood collection process, method of manufacture, critical manufacturing steps, clinical indications for use, and administration methods.
Haemoglobin Assessment and Optimisation in Maternity
These instructions help ensure blood products stay within correct temperature ranges when transported between hospitals.
A form for the national platelet investigation request
A checklist for the management of platelet refractoriness (PTR)
Prescribing platelets table to provide guidance for transfusion based on patient's condition and platelet count. It is based on the National Blood Authority's Patient Blood Management Guidelines.
This toolkit provides strategies and tools to improve the detection and management if iron deficiency and anaemia in pregnant women.
A lanyard card outlining adverse reactions to blood products.
A poster showing the signs and symptoms of acute transfusion reactions. This can be printed in A3.
This is a checklist to administer the right blood component to the right patient at the right time
A checklist guide to common prompts in a transfusion.
A pocket-size card to guide clinical decision making in prescribing blood components.
This is a checklist to administer the right blood product to the right patient at the right time
This is a presentation about checking the patient and the blood or component pack before a transfusion
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) is available for supply under National Blood Authority arrangements. This table compares the three IVIg products, Intragam 10, Flebogamma 5% Dif, Flebogamma 10% Dif and Privigen 10%.
This document answers the clinical frequently asked questions about the use of Rh(D) Immunoglobulin
A request form for HLA/HPA compatible platelets.
Describes the ABO blood group.
Talks about albumin.
Discusses cross matching.
This is about cryoprecipitate.
This is about RhD.
Discusses fresh frozen plasma.
This is about haemochromatosis.