Freedman, J. (2016) Transfusion Medicine: Time for a change: Patient Blood Management and the Ontario ONTraC Program Perioperative and Critical Intensive  Care Nursing

Freedman, J., Luke, K., Escobar, M., Vernich, L., & Chiavetta, J.A. (2008, February). Experience of a network of Transfusion Coordinators for blood conservation (Ontario Transfusion Coordinators [ONTraC]). Transfusion, 48, 237-250.

Luke, K. & Freedman, J. (2007, Spring). Ontario Transfusion Coordinators (ONTraC), A Provincial Blood Conservation Program. SABM Newsletter 3(1), 2-3.

Freedman, J. (2005). Theme issue on Ontario initiatives in blood conservation and blood management (editorial). Transfusion and Apheresis Science, 33, 315-316.

Freedman, J., Luke, K., Monga, N., Lincoln, S., Koen, R., Escobar, M., & Chiavetta, J. (2005). A provincial program of blood conservation: The Ontario transfusion coordinators (ONTraC). Transfusion and Apheresis Science, 33, 343-349. Abstract

Other ONTraC publications

Ralley, F. E., Berta, D., Binns, V., Howard, J., Naudie, D. D. R. (2010). One Intraoperative Dose of Tranexamic Acid for Patients having Primary Hip or Knee Arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Online first: January 2010. (Erratum: Volume 468, Issue 5 / May 2010 )

Rae, A. (2009, Summer). A Three-Phase Study to Identify the Prevalence of Iron Deficient Anemia in Patients who have Fractured a Hip with the Purpose of Establishing a Treatment Protocol. SABM Newsletter 5(1), 18-19.

Hall, J. (2008, May 5). Fewer transfusions lowers cost, helps patients. The Toronto Star.

Recent  PBM related publications of interest

Bielza R, Mora A, Zambrana F, Sanjurjo J. Sanz-Rosa D., Thuissard I, Arias E, Neira M, Gomez Cerezo JF. Impact of a patient blood management program within an Orthogeriatric care service. Transfusion and Apheresis Science 57 (2018)  517-523

Eeles A, Baikady RR. Peri-operative blood management. Indian J Anaesth 2017:61:456-62





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