National Advisory Committee on Blood and Blood Products. (2012). Emergency Framework for Rationing of Blood for Massively Bleeding Patients during a Red Phase of a Blood Shortage.
This framework is used to guide all transfusion rationing decisions made during a Red Phase in Canada. It recommends establishing an interdisciplinary triage team, making decisions based on the clinical presentation and guidelines in the plan, and thorough documentation of all decisions. The algorithm begins on page 18.