What is a blood transfusion?
A blood transfusion is a medical procedure in which donated blood is given to you. It is a safe procedure and can be life-saving. If complications occur, they are typically mild.
Why might I need a blood transfusion?
You might need a blood transfusion if:
What are the different types of blood transfusion?
Donated blood can be split into different parts. You will be given the part or parts of the blood your body needs. This could be: