The basics of blood
Life-giving blood is critical to medical professionals since there is no substitute for blood. Novant Health Thomasville 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.
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.