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Blood Donors and the Supply of Blood and Blood Products

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This volume discusses the current state of the nation's blood supply—including studies of blood availability, ways of enhancing blood collection and distribution, frozen red cell technology, logistical concerns in prepositioning frozen blood, extended liquid storage of red cells, and blood substitutes.


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Institute of Medicine. 1996. Blood Donors and the Supply of Blood and Blood Products. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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Publication Info

132 pages | 6 x 9
  • Paperback: 978-0-309-05577-2
  • Ebook: 978-0-309-17528-9

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-xii
I Current State of the Blood Supply 1-30
II Enhancing Collections 31-50
III Enhancing Distribution 51-80
IV Expanding the Alternatives 81-106
V Closing Remarks 107-114
Appendixes 115-119

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