E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 3, Issue 6, 2023

Blood Banks and the Role of Nursing in the Process and Promotion of Blood Donation

Author(s): Nuria Gutierrez-Barragan, Santiago Olivan-Gracia, Gonzalo Olivan-Gonzalvo


In Spain, blood donation is regulated and is done altruistically and voluntarily. Blood banks play a crucial role in healthcare, supplying blood and blood components to hospitals and clinics for patients who need transfusions due to surgeries, accidents, serious illnesses, burns, or other medical disorders. Within the Blood banks, the Promotion Units are responsible for informing and motivating the population to donate blood. Nursing professionals are included in the structure of these units. This article describes the main functions of blood banks and the role of nursing professionals in the process and promotion of blood donation.

Keywords: Blood Banks, Blood Donation, Nursing Roles

Pages: 328-330

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