blood transfusion and blood products

The Health Victoria website (Department of Health and Human Services) has useful information about blood transfusions. The information on the site can answer questions such as:

  • Why would I need a blood transfusion? 
  • What is a blood component/product?
  • What do these different blood components/products do?
  • Is the blood safe?
  • Are there any alternatives to blood transfusion?
  • How do I receive a blood transfusion?
  • Is there anything I need to do during the transfusion?

The downloadable PDFs are available in English, Dinka, Macedonian and Serbian. 

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