A PILOT SCHEME TO ASSESS THE SUITABILITY OF HAEMOCHROMATOSIS PATIENTS AS BLOOD DONORS
- What's Wrong With Our Blood Banks? Pearse, Ben // Saturday Evening Post;3/14/1959, Vol. 231 Issue 37, p36
Presents the author's views on the condition of blood banks in the U.S. Observation that the blood banks in the U.S. are in a mess; View that the conflict between the blood-collecting agencies is responsible for this mess; Gap in the demand and supply of blood.
- AnÃ¡lisis de la prÃ¡ctica transfusional en un hospital de segundo nivel en Cali, Colombia entre junio y noviembre de 2010. Valencia Arango, Wilson; Villada, Ingrid; Calero, Sandra Marcela; Muñoz, Diego Armando; Varela, Paula Andrea; Villada, Luzby // Revista MÃ©dicas UIS;2012, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p107
Introduction: scientific societies have studied indications for blood transfusion and have designed clinical practice guidelines to avoid unnecessary transfusions and optimize the use of donated blood units. Some researches have found that these guidelines aren't followed as expected. Objective:...
- AN EVALUATION OF BLOOD-INVENTORY POLICIES: A MARKOV CHAIN APPLICATION. Pegels, C. Carl; Jelmert, Andrew E. // Operations Research;Nov/Dec70, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p1087
A theoretical model using mainly the theory of absorbing Markov chains is applied to several human-blood-issuing policies. The objective of the model applications is to determine the effects of the Suing policies on average inventory levels, which determine blood shortage probabilities, and on...
- Blood Donation. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/17/2002, Vol. 287 Issue 15, p2024
Presents information about blood donation and blood transfusions. Patients who need blood transfusions, including burn victims; Requirements for blood donors; Temporary and permanent deferral from donating blood.
- HOW THE SWEDES SAVE LIVES. ROMERO, MELISSA // Men's Health;Oct2015, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p81
The article reports on the success achieved by blood bank in Sweden on increasing the number of their donors.
- Promoting blood donation among British Muslims. Sheikh, Aziz; Gatrad, A.R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/24/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7399, p1152
Discusses the introduction of a question of ethnic origin on health check forms for blood donors by the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS). Finding that rates of blood donation among some black and other ethnic minority groups are poor; Difficulty of finding matched blood for people from...
- Blood Donations and Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment. Goette, Lorenz; Stutzer, Alois // Research Review;Jan-Jun2008, Issue 9, p21
The article presents the key findings on the effect of selective incentives to overcome shortages on the prosocial motivations of blood donors. A field experiment in blood donation centers was conducted in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland. It notes that it closely collaborated with the Zurich...
- Cost no object as new agency tries to restore blood system's credibility. Hass, Janis // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/09/99, Vol. 160 Issue 5, p699
States that Canadian Blood Services (CBS) has presented several initiatives to revitalize Canada's blood distribution system. A plan to spend $20 million annually to prevent a handful of cases of hepatitis and HIV infection; Comments of CBS chief executive officer Lynda Cranston; The challenge...
- DOGS SAVING DOGS. Mehra, Sabrina // Dog World;Dec2003, Vol. 88 Issue 12, p54
Provides information on the significance of canine blood donor programs to emergency veterinary clinics. Reasons for the shortage of blood donations; Background on the Dog Erythrocyte Antigen system; Requirements of blood banks from blood donors. INSET: What do they do with the blood?.