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Blood Donation. Power Red Platelet and Plasma Donations

Types of Blood Donation. Power Red Platelet and Plasma Donations

Giving blood right type - depending on the kind of blood and the needs of the patient, helps to ensure that your valuable contribution best utilized. Here are some things to determine how you can put the most effect.


    What is Whole blood donation?

    Whole blood is a very flexible type of donation. It can be transfused in its original form or helps many people when red cells, plasma, and platelets separated into their specific components.

    Who it helps: The whole blood given to pain patients and people who undergo surgery?
    Time: approx. 1 Hour
    Ideal blood type: All blood type

    Blood Donation Results Readings
    Readings of Blood Donation Procedure Governed by The Red Cross

    What is Power red donation?

    During Power Red Donation, you provide a concentrated volume of red cells, and your blood part applies to those people who are useful as part of their care. 
    This type of donation uses an automated process that separates your red blood cells from different blood components and then returns your plasma and platelets safely and comfortably.

    With only a little extra time during your appointment, you can donate more red cells and increase your effect on needy patients.

    What it helps: Red blood from Power Red Blood Donation usually given to those with painful patients, newborns and emergency people during birth, people with sickle cell anemia and people with blood deficiency.
    Time: About 1.5 hours
    Ideal blood type: O positive, O negative, one negative and B negative

    What is Platelet donation?

    Platelets in your blood are small cells that make clotting and prevent bleeding. 
    Platelets used by life-threatening illnesses and injuries to cancer patients and others.

    In a platelet donation, an apheresis machine gathers your platelets with some plasma, returns your red cells and lots of plasma back to you.
    Many transfusable units can be found from the donation of platelets, whereas there are about five whole blood donations in making a transfusable unit of platelets.

    Platelets are collected only at the Red Cross donation centers and do not collect on the blood drive.

    Who this helps?

    Platelets are a critical element of organ transplantation and cancer treatment as well as other surgical procedures?
    Time: About 2.5-3 hours
    Ideal blood type: A positive, a negative, positive B, O positive, AB positive, and AB negative.
    Different Components of Blood

    What is Plasma donation?

    While donating AB Elite, you give plasma, one part of your blood used in emergencies for the treatment of patients.
     AB plasma can be given to anyone, even if their blood group is anything.
    Plasma collected through an automatic process that takes plasma from other blood components then returns your red blood cells and platelets safely and comfortably.
    AB Elite maximizes your donation, and it takes only a few minutes to donate blood.

    Plasma selected at select Red Cross donation centers

    Who helps this: AB plasma is used to help prevent bleeding in emergencies and trauma situations.
    Time: About 1 hour 15 minutes
    Model blood type: AB-positive, AB negative

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