Our resources are available to be downloaded for free, and printed copies of selected resources can also be ordered at no cost.
The Blood Book: Australian Blood Administration Handbook is a comprehensive resource to assist with safe bedside transfusion practice.
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 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.
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) is available for supply under National Blood Authority arrangements. This table compares the IVIg products, Intragam 10, Flebogamma 5% Dif, Flebogamma 10% Dif and Privigen 10% and Octagam 10%.
Haemoglobin Assessment and Optimisation in Maternity
These instructions help ensure blood products stay within correct temperature ranges when transported between hospitals.
This is a pack to practice completing the patient and pack check in a clinical scenario
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.
An information pack for junior medical officers.
This is a checklist to administer the right blood component to the right patient at the right time
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
This document answers the clinical frequently asked questions about the use of Rh(D) Immunoglobulin
Oral Iron Choices for Maternity
This is an educator guide for checking the patient and pack before a transfusion
This is a student guide for checking the patient and pack before a transfusion
RhD, Rh(D), Rh D, Anti D, Anti-D
Shows the risks from receiving a single unit transfusion compared with other health risks based on Australian statistics
This document provides the Australian guideline for labelling blood and blood products using the ISBT128 standards. It is intended to provide a framework for health providers in Australia who receive fresh blood and blood products supplied by the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood.
This is a brochure about you and your baby: important information for Rh(D) negative women.