Predeposit Autologous Blood Transfusion: An Analysis of Donor Attitudes and Attributes
Predeposit autologous blood transfusion now accounts for 11% of the total transfusion volume at Saint Cloud Hospital in Minnesota. This hospitalwide program represents a major positive quality assurance/risk management change in transfusion practice. To understand the factors responsible for the success of the program, a questionnaire was sent to 224 patients donating during a 26-month period ending July 1, 1985. Factors important in the increasing utilization of the program include donor acceptance, clinician referrals, and perceived lack of conflict with the homologous donation process.
Yomtovian, Roslyn; Ceynar, Jane; Kepner, James L.; and Buhl, Mary, "Predeposit Autologous Blood Transfusion: An Analysis of Donor Attitudes and Attributes" (1987). Articles. 85.