Adverse reactions to blood donation: A descriptive study of 3520 blood donors in a Nigerian tertiary hospital

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C Aneke John; U Ezeh Theodora; A Nwosu Gloria; E Anumba Chika;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Medical Journal of Dr. D.Y. Patil University (issn: 0975-2870)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0975-2870.197894
  • Subject: Adverse blood donor reactions | blood donor retention | blood transfusion safety | vasovagal reactions | Medicine | R

Background: The occurrence of adverse reactions to blood donation significantly hampers donor retention and negatively impacts on the universal availability of adequate numbers of blood donor units. Objective: To analyze the spectrum and prevalence of adverse reactions ... View more
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