Materials & Multimedia on Transfusion Complications
Sickle Cell Disease: When to Transfuse
Watch CDC Expert, Dr. Mary Hulihan, Health Scientist, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Blood Disorders, discuss the indications for blood transfusion in sickle cell disease patients. Learn about the complications related to transfusions and how you can help lower the risk (chance) for these complications in your patients. Watch the video.
The Importance of Blood Donation
Learn why blood donations are important and how giving blood can help save a life. Watch the videoexternal icon.
Blood Donations Needed Among African Americans. Give blood. Save a Life.
Did you know blood donations from African Americans are important for people needing blood transfusions? Learn why these blood donations are important. Watch the video.
Sickle Cell Disease: Give Blood, Save a Life
This podcast highlights the importance of blood donations from African Americans to help people with sickle cell disease who might need one or more blood transfusions.