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Platelets help maintain blood in the vessels.
When injury occurs, they adhere to the blood vessel walls, clump together and plug the hole. Many patients can present with platelet deficiency, for example after chemotherapy, and run the risk of extensive blood loss.
Blood platelet transfusion is therefore crucial.
Thank you for being willing to give blood!
Below are links to information about blood donation procedures:
There are several ways of helping the Blood Transfusion Center (BTC) to collect blood:
Are you a blood donor and would you like to raise awareness or start a blood drive at work?