Needle Phobia

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Needle phobia is extremely common and is not automatically a criteria for excluding a donor.

Guidance

May be acceptable if the procedure of stem cell donation is fully explained to the donor at registration and if called for CT.

It must be made clear to the donor that withdrawal at a very late stage may have serious consequences for the health of the recipient.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Version

Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012