unit of blood


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unit of blood

Approx. 1 pint (473 ml) of blood, the usual amount used in adult transfusion.
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He said the processing fee for a unit of blood costs PHP1,800.
"As a trial, we transported a unit of blood from Nandgaon to the district hospital's blood bank which was 30 kilometres away.
Patna: A man robbed off a unit of blood at revolver-point in Jharkhand and fled on his mobile in what the police describe as the first such incident in the eastern region.
Gordon, chairman of Philippine Red Cross (PRC), said that they also charged a retesting fee of P6,000 per unit of blood.
There cannot be a bigger service than saving someone's life by just donating a unit of blood. He further said that the volunteers of Dera Sacha Sauda enthusiastically come forward to serve humanity at every step, in every way.
"A single unit of blood contains a trillion red blood cells.
As a unit of blood only has a shelf life of 35 days it's crucial that enough donors come forward to donate over the next few weeks so patients get the gift they need to stay alive this Christmas.
He has spent much of his day searching for a unit of blood for his three-month-old child.
Blood supplies are vital to the health service and every unit of blood can save or improve the lives of up to three people."
"Just one unit of blood can save the life of three adults or seven babies, and you can start donating from the age of 17."
If we give the patients a whole unit of blood, it could make the condition worse."Looking to the future with renewed confidence, Dr Abu Asi says the ANERA contribution has a long-term impact on the community.
Connecticut has 31 transfusing hospitals, where each donated unit of blood can be separated to serve different individuals.