Factors associated with fainting: before, during and after whole blood donation.

@article{Bravo2011FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with fainting: before, during and after whole blood donation.},
  author={M Ruiz de Temi{\~n}o Bravo and Hany Kamel and Brian Custer and Peter Tomasulo},
  journal={Vox sanguinis},
  year={2011},
  volume={101 4},
  pages={303-12}
}
BACKGROUND  Whole blood (WB) donation encompasses several periods during which some donors faint. Identification of factors associated with fainting during each period should guide intervention strategies. Reducing faint reactions may reduce donor injuries and disability. METHODS  Blood donation was divided into three periods: Period 1 - registration; Period 2 - phlebotomy; and Period 3 - post-phlebotomy. Period 3 consists of two sub-periods (3A - on-site and 3B - off-site). For each Period… CONTINUE READING

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