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Department of Transfusion Medicine

Transfusion medicine includes all the procedures and methods used to collect, examine, and provide patients in need with blood and its constituent parts. It is a crucial area of medicine that guarantees the effective and safe use of donated blood to save lives. Blood transfusions are essential for the treatment of blood disorders, major surgeries, and severe traumas.

Donating Blood is a lifesaving act

The foundation of transfusion medicine is blood donation. It is a noble act when volunteers generously give their blood to assist those in need. By giving blood, one gives blood to the accident victims, surgical patients, and people with chronic illnesses an essential lifeline. Various components of blood, including red blood cells, plasma and platelets are substances that can be utilized to treat a various illnesses.

The precise blood components that a patient needs are carefully chosen during a transfusion depending on their unique medical needs. Plasma delivers proteins and nutrition, platelets aid in clotting, and red blood cells transport oxygen to tissues. Each element plays a specific part in restoring health and preserving lives.

The Simple and Rewarding Donation process

Blood Donation is a quick and satisfying process that usually lasts around an hour. A quick medical check-up will determine the eligibility before a little blood sample is taken for analysis. This process is essential for ensuring  blood donation safety. Once sample is accepted, the donation procedure itself starts. A sterilized needle is used to take blood from donor’s arm during the donation. The amount collected is determined by the particular need and the policies of the blood centre. The donor may relax knowing that the entire process is carried out by qualified experts who put comfort and safety first.

Once finished, the donor will be given refreshments and a place to recuperate after the contribution. It's crucial to use this time to drink more fluids and have some food so the body can heal. A short drop in blood volume after donating blood is possible, but the body  soon makes up for it on its own.

Your Well-Being Matters: Safety and Confidentiality

Donor’s safety and privacy is our top priority at SHALBY Sanar International Hospitals throughout the blood donation procedure. Our expert crew rigorously abides by strict safety regulations to reduce the possibility of infection or negative responses. Every effort is made to make the procedure as safe as it may be for both the donor and the recipient.

Furthermore, we strictly adhere to confidentiality with regard to all personal and medical data supplied during the donation process. Donor’s privacy is extremely important to us, and we take  utmost care while handling your information.

Your contribution will have an impact by restoring hope and saving lives

By giving blood, one transforms into a silent hero who makes a difference in many people's lives. One’s contribution can help save lives in times of need, give people with long-term diseases valuable assistance, and even fund important medical research. Three people may benefit from each unit of blood donated, making blood donation a remarkable gift that gives individuals in need comfort and hope.

Donor Suitability Criteria:

Most people between the ages of 18 and 65 who are in excellent health and who meet certain weight and haemoglobin standards can give blood. However, some elements, such as recent travel or health issues may momentarily limit donation eligibility. To ensure both parties' safety during the screening process, it is crucial to submit accurate information by both the donor and the receiver.

A healthy male can donate blood every three months and for female donors the interval is four months. This window of time protects your sustained health by giving your body plenty of time to restore the components of the donated blood.

Your blood donation is the foundation of this life-saving procedure, which is one of the most important functions of transfusion medicine in healthcare. At SHALBY Sanar International Hospitals, we respect your generosity and invite you to support this noble cause. You can join a compassionate community that saves lives and gives hope to countless people by donating blood.

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