Vasovagal reactions in whole blood donors at three REDS-II blood centers in Brazil.

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Gonçalez, TT; Sabino, EC; Schlumpf, KS; Wright, DJ; Leao, S; Sampaio, D; Takecian, PL; Proietti, AB; Murphy, E; Busch, M; Custer, B; NHLBI Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II REDS-II, International Component,;
(2012)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Vasovagal | Logistic Models | Blood Donors | Brazil | Aged | Syncope, Vasovagal | Syncope | Middle Aged | Cross-Sectional Studies | Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology | NHLBI Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II (REDS-II) | International Component | Adolescent | NHLBI Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II (REDS-II), International Component | Clinical Sciences | Adult | Female | Humans | Immunology | Male | NHLBI Retrovirus Epidemiology Donor Study-II | Cardiovascular System & Hematology

In Brazil little is known about adverse reactions during donation and the donor characteristics that may be associated with such events. Donors are offered snacks and fluids before donating and are required to consume a light meal after donation. For these reasons the f... View more
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