Grand Rounds 2017.12.05

Speakers: Alan Tinmouth MD, FRCPC, MSC (Clin Epi), Head, Benign Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Division of Hematology, Ottawa Hospital, Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Centre for Transfusion Research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute &

Dean A. Fergusson MHA, PhD, Senior Scientist & Director, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Full Professor, Departments of Medicine, Surgery, & of the School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa, OHRI/uOttawa Clinical Epidemiology Program Endowed Chair

What’s in the bag matters! The effect of RBC storage age and blood donor characteristics on patient outcomes.

Educational Objectives:

1. Review recent studies on effects of RBC storage on patient outcomes

2. Understand the potential effects of blood donor characteristics on outcomes post RBC transfusion

3. Understand the rationale and design for a novel RCT evaluating the influence of blood donor gender on patient outcomes

THE OTTAWA HOSPITAL- General Auditorium

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

  • 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.

(Video-linked to the Civic Amphitheatre, Riverside Amphitheatre, Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital 320Y)

Note:  This Grand Rounds presentation will be webcasted live and archived.

The Ottawa Hospital Medical Grand Rounds is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Ottawa. Phone no. for OTN participants during question period is 613-798-5555 x 78900.

Breakfast will be provided.

THANK YOU- Dept. of Medicine Education Fund