A blood donor safety initiative to encourage water loading before donation and applied muscle tension during the procedure appears to reduce the risk of vasovagal reactions in donors. A comparison study, before and after the 2018 national roll-out of the Australian Red Cross Lifeblood donor safety initiative, found an 8% reduction in vasovagal reactions such ...
New safety advice reduces vasovagal reactions in blood donors
By Mardi Chapman
25 Feb 2020