Blood Donation - Recipients

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Recipients

We have seen in length about the donors it is equally important to know about the recipients as well. Very often persons requiring a blood transfusion would be fighting for his life. The following are the individuals who may need blood transfusions.

A patient who was subjected to a major accident and thereby blood loss.

A person who is ear marked to undergo a major surgery. For instance, an open-heart surgery may require about 6 units of blood.

Heart Surgery

A woman going through childbirth or suffering a miscarriage may require large quantities of life-saving blood.

Patients with hematological disorders such as hemophilia, Thalassemia, leukemias and anemias.

When a person suffers shock, drug reactions, burns or poisoning, blood transfusion may be the way to save his life.

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Shazidamain

According to a recent survey conducted by World Health Organisation, 52.42% of all blood donated in India is through voluntary blood donation camps. The figure was 45% in 2002. This shows that nearly 47.58% of all blood donated is either from paid donors or from family members.

i have donated my blood on 22 feb 2013. can i donate it again on 24 april 2013? i'm of 19 years

purnima.rajput

kya jb koi physical ho to last night kya woh blood de sakta hai.....

Can I donate at a childrens' hospital if i am taking balsalazide disodium fo colitis?

Dominik

Can I donate blood if a smoked weed ?

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