TITLE

Status of blood transfusion services in Iran

AUTHOR(S)
Gharehbaghian, A.; Abolghasemi, H.; Tabrizi Namini, M.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Asian Journal of Transfusion Science;Jan-Jun2008, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the status of blood transfusion services in Iran. It notes that the Iranian Blood Transfusion Organization (IBTO) is the only nationally accredited organization in the country that executes blood transfusion procedures ranging from blood donor recruitment to blood distribution. It states that IBTO aims to provide a safe and sufficient blood supply in the country. It cites that one of the most successful programs of IBTO is the training of specialists on the use of various cellular and plasma components instead of whole blood.
ACCESSION #
31323465

 

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