blood shortage

A relative deficiency in the supply of blood and blood products available for transfusion in a particular region

blood shortage

Transfusion medicine A relative deficiency in the supply of blood and blood products available for transfusion in a particular region. See Euroblood.
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Korea's fast-shrinking birthrate coupled with a fast-growing elderly population is having an unexpected consequence: a blood shortage.
Renowned gospel singer, Tebbie Setlhomo, dubbed the queen of gospel, has released a single titled Donate Blood, Save a Life meant to raise awareness of blood shortage in the country.
In the hospital, Latto was administered 17 points of blood given by ordinary Kashmiris, who are rushing to hospitals to donate blood after health authorities announced blood shortage.
The blood shortage became apparent even earlier, when dengue (haemorrhagic fever) cases rose to 78,808 from January to September 5 last year, a 16.
As of yesterday, PRC chair Richard Gordon disclosed that none of their regional chapters has reported any blood shortage.
Growth in this segment is mainly attributed to the increasing severity of blood shortage and growing concern regarding blood safety, and increasing incidences of blood disorders and chronic diseases.
When the emergency doctor called the consultant on-call about the blood shortage, the latter refused to come into the hospital despite, being on duty.
The Lane Blood Center, which is facing a blood shortage, is seeking people to donate blood.
According to health experts, India faces a blood shortage of 3 million units which can be addressed if an additional two percent of Indians donated blood.
He argues that all blood is tested in the same way and that in the face of a national blood shortage this rule potentially cuts off 10% of the supply.
com)-- In response to the ongoing critical blood shortage on Long Island, South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside will hold an emergency blood drive on Thursday, January 16, 7 a.
This week, employees of the MVA Fund took it upon themselves to answer the call of the Namibian Blood Transfusion Services (NAMBTS), to meet the country's blood shortage and contribute towards saving the lives of those in dire need of blood, some of whom sustained serious injuries in road crashes during the festive season.