UofT Transfusion Medicine Rounds
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

“Do donor characteristics really affect red cell recipient outcomes?”

Presented by

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

Nancy M Heddle MSc., FCSMLS(D)
Research Director,
McMaster Centre for Transfusion Research
Professor Emeritus
Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton ON

Learning Objectives:

1. To learn of recent evidence exploring the association between donor/product characteristics and recipient outcomes
2. To identify the methodological and analytical methods used to explore the potential impact of donor characteristics
3. To be aware of the strengths and limitations of observational work exploring these associations

University Health Network – Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St – Eaton Wing Ground Floor, Medical Education Room 025/026
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