Policy: Donor Reactions

Document Enumeration:  5.6


  1. All donors must be continuously observed throughout and after the collection process.
  2. Donors showing any signs of an adverse reaction must be treated promptly.
  3. All collection staff should be trained and deemed competent to handle donor reactions.
  4. All adverse effects should be recorded in the appropriate log AND the Hematos IIG system.
  5. All policies, processes, and procedures must comply with Qatari, HMC, and applicable accreditation standards (i.e. AABB, CAP, and JCI).


  1. HMC 1001 Setting Specification, Version 1.5, Hematos IIG, Medinfo
  2. Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services, Current Edition, AABB, Bethesda, Maryland, USA