Tips on Blood Donation
A single car accident victim can require as many as 10 units of blood.
More than 1 million new people are diagnosed with cancer each year. Many of them will need blood, sometimes daily, during their chemotherapy treatment.
Thalassemis needs frequent blood transfusions.
Type AB- is the universal plasma donor and can give plasma to any other blood type.
Type AB+ is the universal recipient and can receive red blood cells from any other blood type.
Type O- is the universal donor and can give red blood cells to any other blood type.
The blood type most often requested by hospitals is Type O.
Rarest Blood group is AB Negative.
Commonest Blood group is B.
One out of every 10 people admitted in a hospital needs blood.