Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Blood Donor

- Person above 18 years of age and over 50 Kgs. in weight can donate blood once in three months.

- A normal adult has five to six liters of blood in his/her body of which only 300 ml is used during blood donation.

- This blood is replaced by your body within 24 to 48 hours!

- No special diet, rest or medicine is required after blood donation.

- The donor should not have taken any medicine in the last 48 hours.

- The donor should not have contacted jaundice in the previous three years.

- Every donor is given a medical checkup prior to donation to see if he/she is medically fit and doesn't suffer from anemia, high blood pressure etc.,

- The donor cannot contract AIDS or any other disease by donating blood.

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