Bruising following blood donation, its management and the response and subsequent return rates of affected donors

@article{Ranasinghe2000BruisingFB,
  title={Bruising following blood donation, its management and the response and subsequent return rates of affected donors},
  author={Ranasinghe and Harrison},
  journal={Transfusion Medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={10}
}
  • Ranasinghe, Harrison
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • A study was undertaken to determine the incidence of bruising among blood donors and to analyse their response to the management of this complication. A total of 52 510 donors were bled at 476 consecutive donor sessions held by the Brentwood Centre during a 4‐month period. Of these, 344 donors (0.66%) were found to have developed bruises following venepuncture. The incidence of bruising among males was 0.35% and that among females was 0.98%.  All bruised donors were managed by the Centre… CONTINUE READING
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