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The Health Victoria website (Department of Health and Human Services) has useful information about blood transfusions. The information on the site can answer questions such as:

  • Why would I need a blood transfusion? 
  • What is a blood component/product?
  • What do these different blood components/products do?
  • Is the blood safe?
  • Are there any alternatives to blood transfusion?
  • How do I receive a blood transfusion?
  • Is there anything I need to do during the transfusion?

The downloadable PDFs are available in English, Dinka, Macedonian and Serbian. 

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