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Abimbola B. Pratt, M.D.

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Why a Trauma Surgeon Depends on Your Blood Donation

At a hospital, donated blood is used to help ill or injured people on a regular basis. In fact, every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood. But as potential donors, do we truly understand how giving blood can make an impact? To put it into perspective, we spoke to Abimbola B. Pratt, M.D., a board certified surgeon, to better understand how and why a trauma surgeon – among other health care providers – depends on your blood donation.