What patients and families need to know
How Blood and Platelet Donations Impact Pediatric Patients
Friday, January 23, 2015
Each week, the Edward J. Miller, Sr. Blood Donor Center at Children’s National needs 100 whole blood donations and 35 platelet donations to provide our pediatric patients with life-saving surgeries and to nurse children back to health from cancer or sickle cell disease.
Below, explore the blood and platelet donation facts and figures to learn how you can give the gift of life to pediatric patients at Children’s National. Don’t forget to schedule an appointment to donate whole blood or platelets online or by calling 202-476-KIDS (5437).
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