Transfusion Medicine

Clinical Sections

Transfusion Medicine (TM) programs across the province are dedicated to providing correct and safe blood components and blood products to our patients.  They provide immunohematologic testing and clinical transfusion medicine support for patients from a wide variety of clinical specialties including pediatric and adult hematology /oncology, perinatology, stem cell and solid organ transplant, critical care, obstetrics/ gynecology, trauma, and cardiovascular surgery. The TM programs work in combination with Canadian Blood Services to ensure patient safety and appropriate inventory management/ utilization to ensure that an adequate supply of blood is available for all Albertans.