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LM Buchner-Daley

Evolution of Blood Donation Patterns in a Hospital-based Blood Centre over a Seven-year Period: Implications for Donor Recruitment and Retention

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.204
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632–5
Synopsis: 
Based on a comparative study of blood donation over a seven-year period, it is evident that innovative methods of donor recruitment are necessary if the blood supply is to keep pace with the increasing demand.
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Objective: The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of a public appeal to encourage voluntary blood donation by comparing the pattern of blood donations in 2000 and 2007. 
 
Accepted: 
14 Dec, 2012
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e-Published: 22 Jan, 2014

Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia at the University Hospital of the West Indies: a 17 Year Review

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Pages: 
493–6

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Objective: To determine the presenting features and evolution of patients diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukaemia between 1983 and 1999 at the University Hospital of the West Indies.

Methods: Forty-one records were retrospectively analyzed for the patients’ demographics, reasons for referral, clinical features, laboratory investigations and the time to blast transformation and death.

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e-Published: 24 Jul, 2013
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