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BLOOD FACT: A CAR ACCIDENT VICTIM CAN REQUIRE AS MANY AS 100 PINTS OF BLOOD.

FACTS

Read up on facts about the blood donation process.

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    Donating blood is a safe process. A sterile needle is used only once for each donor and then discarded.

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    Blood donation is a simple four-step process: registration, screening, donation and refreshments.

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    The actual blood donation typically takes less than 10-12 minutes. The entire process, from the time you arrive to the time you leave, takes about an hour.

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    The average adult has about 10 pints of blood in his body. Roughly 1 pint (or 450 ml) is given during a donation.

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    Every blood donor has their hemoglobin, blood pressure and temperature checked, be asked to read a short brochure, complete a questionnaire and answer some screening questions.

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    All donated blood is tested for HIV, hepatitis B and C, syphilis and other infectious diseases before it can be released to hospitals.

    Source: http://www.redcrossblood.org/learn-about-blood/blood-facts-and-statistics

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