Lars Thurn, Ph.D., from Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, and colleagues linked data from the Swedish National Birth Registry to the Stockholm Transfusion Database to examine whether postpartum blood transfusions
are associated with an increased risk for TRs.
After all, it was all of the blood transfusions
that played a key role in making him feel instantly better during his treatments.
As the number of orthopedic surgical procedures rises, there is a corresponding increase in the incidence of perioperative blood transfusions
. Patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty frequently receive blood transfusions
Allocation of resoures for therapeutics especailly the treatment of Hepatitis B and C patients without national efforts to check the spread of hepatitis epidemic thorugh contaminated blood transfusions
is thus a losing battle.
KARACHI -- Use of poor quality manual kits in blood transfusion
process is the leading reason behind spread of infectious diseases, such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV, apart from donors with risky behaviours.
World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is being observed on Friday to raise awareness about the need for safe blood transfusion
and to thank donors for their lifesaving gifts.
However, because of the risks involved in surgery, it it necessary that they be trained in how to deal with emergencies, such as administering blood transfusions
in cases of emergency, when they are the only practitioners available.
Following my 75th donation I was invited along with some of my fellow donators to attend a dinner given by the blood transfusion
figure By NICHOLAS KOMU A patient died at the Nyeri County Referral Hospital (PGH) after declining blood transfusion
allegedly on religious grounds.Mr Samuel Maina succumbed to kidney complications on Saturday after turning down critical medical procedures because of his religious beliefs, a decision that also left his family in a dilemma.
Lack of organized blood transfusion
services with inadequate screening for blood borne infections is a major issue across the country especially in the private sector.
free and strengthen the blood transfusion
The World Health Organization (WHO) has laid out guidelines to ensure that blood transfusions
are performed in a safe, sanitary manner.
KARACHI:Fourstate-of-the-art, fully equipped Regional Blood Centres (RBCs) which have beenset up in Sindh are rotting away asthe provincial government has failed to operationalise themowing to incompetency and internal political brawls.There is a traditional lack of interest and awareness that prevails amongst us when it comes to blood donation culture in Pakistan a country where thousands of patients in need of blood transfusions
swing between life and death.
Indeed, the primary goals of this form are the traceability of blood transfusions
and the reporting of acute reactions.
Receiving blood transfusions
from a woman donor, who has ever been pregnant, is linked to an increased risk of death among males, warns a recent study.