Donating Blood: Showing Affection or Coercion? - A Peek Inside the Blood Industry [NOOK Book]

Overview

Blood is life. It is the only component of life that cannot be reproduced or manufactured. With the inception of hypodermic needle and transfusion, donating blood becomes a popular act of altruism. People start to become volunteers and donate blood to save lives. However, up this very moment, the world is experiencing scarcity. The demand for blood is high but the supply remains low. How to stop it? What can the government do to help? Will blood banks should continue to pay donors? All these issues and questions ...
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Donating Blood: Showing Affection or Coercion? - A Peek Inside the Blood Industry

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Overview

Blood is life. It is the only component of life that cannot be reproduced or manufactured. With the inception of hypodermic needle and transfusion, donating blood becomes a popular act of altruism. People start to become volunteers and donate blood to save lives. However, up this very moment, the world is experiencing scarcity. The demand for blood is high but the supply remains low. How to stop it? What can the government do to help? Will blood banks should continue to pay donors? All these issues and questions must be provided with answers and immediate solutions.
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Austin Sterling
The book entitled "Donating Blood: Showing Affection or Coercion" is an eye-opener. It is well-written and I highly recommend it to all people who want to understand the effects of volunteer blood donation and paid-plasma donation to the young generation. The author does an awesome job in presenting the facts in an easy and in a constantly-informative approach. All his opinions are powerful and it's hard to deny its veracity. While reading, I was surprised how thousands of people need blood...
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012357892
  • Publisher: BloodBanker.com
  • Publication date: 4/12/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,028,270
  • File size: 1,023 KB

Meet the Author

At 26, Michael S. Williams is a professional leasing entrepreneur, who decided to make a difference after receiving his diploma in college. That's why; up until this moment, he donates his blood three times a year. He also helps the orphanage just five blocks away from his house. During his free time, he loves to read non-fiction books, watch documentary films and play tennis. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Ana.
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