Why donate blood

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Why donate blood

  1. 1. Blood donation is a process by whichBlood donation is a process by which a blood donor voluntarily has blood drawn fora blood donor voluntarily has blood drawn for storage in a blood bank, generally for subsequentstorage in a blood bank, generally for subsequent use in a blood transfusion during emergencyuse in a blood transfusion during emergency cases.cases.
  2. 2. Blood transfusions save lives.Blood transfusions save lives. There's no substitute for human blood.There's no substitute for human blood. Every three seconds, someone needs a bloodEvery three seconds, someone needs a blood transfusion.transfusion. We can learn your blood type.We can learn your blood type.
  3. 3. • Age: between 18 to 60 years.Age: between 18 to 60 years. • Body weight: 45 kg and above.Body weight: 45 kg and above. • Pulse rate: regularPulse rate: regular • HHemoglobin content as minimum 12.5 gm%.emoglobin content as minimum 12.5 gm%. The person should not be suffering from any of theThe person should not be suffering from any of the following diseases or taking medicines for them.following diseases or taking medicines for them. Hepatitis B, C .Hepatitis B, C . AIDSAIDS DiabetesDiabetes Fits/ Convulsions.Fits/ Convulsions. CancerCancer
  4. 4. Any allergies (Only if you are suffering fromAny allergies (Only if you are suffering from severe symptoms)severe symptoms) HemophiliaHemophilia Kidney diseaseKidney disease Heart diseaseHeart disease Small Pox Vaccination (within the last 3weeks)Small Pox Vaccination (within the last 3weeks) Drastic weight loss (recently)Drastic weight loss (recently) Hemoglobin deficiency / Anemia (recently)Hemoglobin deficiency / Anemia (recently) Hormonal disordersHormonal disorders Any other type of Jaundice (within 5 years)Any other type of Jaundice (within 5 years)
  5. 5. Tuberculosis (within 2 years)Tuberculosis (within 2 years) Chicken Pox (within 1 year)Chicken Pox (within 1 year) Malaria (within 1 year)Malaria (within 1 year) Organ Transplant (within one year)Organ Transplant (within one year) Blood Transfusion (within the last 6Blood Transfusion (within the last 6 months)months) Pregnancy (within the last 6 months)Pregnancy (within the last 6 months) Blood Donation (within the last 3 months)Blood Donation (within the last 3 months) Major Surgery (within the last 3 months)Major Surgery (within the last 3 months)
  6. 6. Please have a good meal at least 3 hours beforePlease have a good meal at least 3 hours before donating blood.donating blood. Please accept the snacks offered to you after thePlease accept the snacks offered to you after the donation, it is vital you have them.donation, it is vital you have them. You are recommended to have a good mealYou are recommended to have a good meal later. Please avoid smoking on the day beforelater. Please avoid smoking on the day before donating.donating. You will not be eligible to donate blood if youYou will not be eligible to donate blood if you have consumed alcohol 48 hours before donation.have consumed alcohol 48 hours before donation. How frequently you can donate Blood?How frequently you can donate Blood? Males - Every 3 Months, Females - Every 4 MonthsMales - Every 3 Months, Females - Every 4 Months
  7. 7. Not really. A small percentage ofNot really. A small percentage of first time donors may psychologically feel afirst time donors may psychologically feel a little dizzy but only for a few minutes. Thelittle dizzy but only for a few minutes. The donor's blood gets replenished within 24 - 48donor's blood gets replenished within 24 - 48 hours. In fact there are many people who havehours. In fact there are many people who have donated more than 100 times in their life time.donated more than 100 times in their life time.
  8. 8. Donating blood may reduce the risk of heartDonating blood may reduce the risk of heart disease for men and stimulate thedisease for men and stimulate the generation of red blood cells.generation of red blood cells. The amount of toxic chemicals circulating inThe amount of toxic chemicals circulating in the blood stream is reduced by the amountthe blood stream is reduced by the amount contained in given blood.contained in given blood.
  9. 9. Blood donation is a noble, selflessBlood donation is a noble, selfless service! It gives the donor a feeling of joy.service! It gives the donor a feeling of joy. Also this is an expression of love forAlso this is an expression of love for Mankind, as blood knows no caste, color,Mankind, as blood knows no caste, color, creed, religion or race, country, continent orcreed, religion or race, country, continent or sex.sex.

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