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PUBLIC HEALTH

Blood Donations and Transfusions

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports education of prospective blood donors about the safety of blood donations and blood transfusion; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports education of high-risk patients of the importance of self-deferral from blood and blood product donations; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports alternatives to blood transfusion where available and appropriate.

(Report E-2006, adopted 10/29/2006)
(reaffirmed, Report H-2011, Item 3-18, adopted 10/23/2011)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 121, adopted 11/3/2018)