The basics of blood
There is a good chance that you or a loved one will require a blood transfusion at some point during your life. Understanding your blood and the process of donating and conserving blood is a good way to take charge of your health.
For more information about blood services at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, call:
Rowan Medical Center offers blood services including:
- Blood conservation: 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 donations: 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.
- Blood transfusions: We can help you understand the risks and benefits of receiving a transfusion and what it means for you and your loves ones.
For more information about blood services at Rowan Medical Center, call 704-210-5074.