Pusat Darah Negara telah menerbitkan beberapa risalah atau dokumen untuk dijadikan bahan rujukan oleh orang ramai. Di antara risalah yang telah dikeluarkan oleh Pusat Darah Negara ialah:
Panduan Perkhidmatan dan Polisi Operasi
Buku panduan ini diterbitkan untuk menetapkan garis panduan yang jelas dan mudah yang menerangkan polisi operasi Pusat Darah Negara (PDN). Ia menjelaskan prosedur-prosedur perkhidmatan yang disediakan oleh PDN agar dapat membantu dalam meningkatkan kualiti perkhidmatan dan mengelakkan kekeliruan di kalangan pelanggan yang berurusan dengan PDN
Transfusion Practice Guidelines for Clinicians and Laboratory Personnel
The purpose of having a standardized transfusion practice guidelines for laboratory personnel as well as clinicians is to improve the quality of the blood transfusion service in the country as well as to ensure the safety of donated blood. Standard operating procedures (SOPs), covering all aspects of transfusion practices, should be in place in all hospitals and the SOPs should be comprehensive and should be reviewed regularly.
Guidelines for the Rational Use of Blood and Blood Products
The need to ensure the appropriateness of blood transfusion has long been recognized. The approaches used to achieve this are many. Although the nation’s blood supply is much safer than it has ever been, the risk still exists. Safety is still a concern for clinicians, patients and their families, and for that reason, clinicians need to ensure that any attending risk can be justified by the potential benefits. Alternative strategies to reduce the use of allogeneic blood autologous transfusion, or the use of pharmacological agents.
Management of Haemophilia, Von Willebrand Disease and Other Inherited Bleeding Disorders:
- Guide for Doctors and Healthcare Personnel
Haemophilia is an inherited bleeding disorder that is life long and potentially life threatening. The current Malaysian Inherited Bleeding Disorders Registry (Updated till the end of 2006) showed that there were 1715 people with hereditary bleeding disorders in the country. Out of this number, 880 people have Haemophilia A, 157 have Haemophilia B, 354 have von Willebrand and 324 with other rarer bleeding disorders. Proper assessment and appropriate management in terms of early and adequate replacement therapy will prevent haemophiliacs from becoming permanently deformed. In the last 20 years, there have been considerable advances in treatment of heamophilia, which have result in increase life expectancy, reduction in disability and improvement in their quality of life.The key to this success is early diagnosis; prompt and adequate treatment as well as the availability of sufficient factor con centrates and blood products. This will hopefully reduce the morbidity and mortality rates of the haemophiliacs and thus allowing them to lead a near normal life .