Blood Shortage

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Perception of Methodology to Address African American Blood Shortage and Blood

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Patients needing blood and blood products (blood therapy) often have extended hospital stays related to blood availability. This study is to develop a methodology for creating a ready supply system centered at the hospital and or at the blood center thereby reducing bed occupancy. This is a qualitative study. Blood therapy can be aphaeresis, transfusions, or transplants.

Introduction
Blood shortage is a long term problem. Many patients needing medical intervention are turned away from the hospital due to a lack of beds (Wright, and King, 2006). Some medical specialties are building separate facilities such as the
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The hospital must use different strategies to improve on the time of use of a bed and the availability of additional bed as well as beds that that can be used for a singular purpose. At present the blood is transported to the hospital when a match is found. Documents have to be completed and the blood has to be protected. A solution is to build a center that handles blood research and stem cell research, bone marrow transplants, blood transfusions and aphaeresis, as well as blood donations. A feasibility study of building a hospital blood research center would be in place here. The problem is a significant problem. The hospital research blood center is a new concept. This research is very valuable to mankind as it pertains to the quality of healthcare delivery. This is a current healthcare issue. The conflict would the feasibility study and the result that will determine if the hospital and the current blood center want to build a new facility (state of the…show more content…
This would cause the method to build the blood center on the hospital grounds or have open heart surgery at the blood center. There is a paramount reason to have blood and extenders at the bedside during surgery. This study is to develop a methodology for creating a ready supply system centered at the hospital and or at the blood center thereby reducing bed occupancy. Hospitals are at the capacity limit in providing patient care. The need to increase inpatient bed capacity by 40 percent is very palpable at the boards room level. Turning patients away from the hospital is not good medicine for any reason or purpose. The hospital must use different strategies to improve on the time of use of a bed and the availability of additional bed as well as beds that that can be used for a singular purpose. A solution is to build a center that handles blood research and stem cell research, bone marrow transplants, blood transfusions and aphaeresis, as well as blood

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