The basics of blood
Blood is a crucial part of medicine because nearly all of us will need a blood transfusion at some point in our lives.
To learn more about blood services at Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center, call:
Presbyterian Medical Center offers state-of-the-art blood services including:
We know that patients sometimes prefer not to receive blood transfusions during surgeries or other procedures, whether because of religious beliefs or concern about blood-borne illnesses. We use the most advanced techniques, carried out by professionals sensitive to your needs, to conserve and use your own blood whenever possible.
Blood is always needed for treatment of accident victims, cancer patients, hemophiliacs and surgery patients. You can be an essential part of saving lives by donating blood. To make your appointment to donate blood, visit the American Red Cross website at www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code 7701.
There are many reasons why you or a loved one might need a blood transfusion. We can help you understand the risks and benefits of receiving a transfusion and what it means for you and your loves ones.
To learn more about blood services at Presbyterian Medical Center, contact 704-384-4000.