Attend the The NL Thrombosis, Blood and Immune Disorders Symposium on Sept.17

The Newfoundland & Labrador Thrombosis, Blood and Immune Disorders Education and Research Project invites you to attend their Symposium on September 17.

SPEAKERS

Dr. Mary-Frances Scully, Associate Professor , Faculty of Medicine, MUN The Complete Blood Count
What can be learned about your health from this very common blood test. Why it is helpful to understand what all these numbers mean and how they affect your health and wellbeing.

Dr. Christopher Sharpe, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, MUN Blood Types and Transfusions
Why are there so many different types of transfusions? How to decide which type is best for each patient.

These talks are especially of interest to people who are living with any type of blood disorder or cancer, anyone booked for major surgery, and anyone taking an anticoagulant. The talks will also be of interest to students and health care professionals who wish to learn more about these investigations and therapies which are so fundamental to modern medical practice and to all members of the public who wish to be informed and better able to make decisions about their own health or that of a loved one.

Details

Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Where: Johnson Geo Centre, St. John’s

Schedule: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., Speakers from 7-9 p.m., refreshments from 9-10 p.m.

This is a free public event. All are welcome.

www.med.mun.ca/NLBloodDisorders/

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