1) Discuss the importance of maintaining a supply of healthy blood for transfusion.
2) Review the American Red Cross website.What are some situations or medical conditions that would make it unwise for someone to donate blood? What steps do we take to make sure that the blood supply is safe to transfuse?
3) Do you think the exclusions for donating blood are inhibiting our ability to maintain a healthy blood supply? Did you find any of the restrictions to be too stringent? If so, which ones and why?