1.3 Structure of the document and related materials

1.3.1 The document

This module includes:

The recommendations and practice points are summarised in the Executive summary, and given by clinical condition in Appendix F.

The remainder of this document includes:

The document also includes appendixes that provide an overview of the blood sectors in Australia and New Zealand, membership of the governance bodies for guideline development, information on transfusion risks, a process report, information about blood components and the recommendations and practice points listed by clinical condition. Finally, the document contains a list of references.

1.3.2 Related materials

Materials relevant to clinicians will be developed to accompany this module; these materials will be available online and in print from the NBA.

The technical report that underpins this document is available online, in two volumes: