Our resources are available to be downloaded for free, and printed copies of selected resources can also be ordered at no cost.
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.
The BCI describes the blood components produced by the Australian Red Cross Blood Service, including a description of the blood collection process, method of manufacture, critical manufacturing steps, clinical indications for use, and administration methods.
A pocket-size card to guide clinical decision making in prescribing blood components.
This is a checklist to administer the right blood component to the right patient at the right time
These instructions help ensure blood products stay within correct temperature ranges when transported between hospitals.
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 P, Flebogamma 5% Dif, Flebogamma 10% Dif and Privigen 10%.
This document answers the clinical frequently asked questions about the use of Rh(D) Immunoglobulin
Haemoglobin Assessment and Optimisation Action Plan and Flowcharts
Haemoglobin threshold table to provide guidance for transfusion based on patient's condition and haemoglobin level. It is based on the National Blood Authority's Patient Blood Management Guidelines
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.
Talks about iron deficiency anaemia.
Discusses irradiation of cellular blood components.
This is about plasma fractionation.
This is about platelets.
This is about therapeutic donations.