Recruiting and retaining plasmapheresis donors: A critical belief analysis
Bagot, Kathleen L., Masser, Barbara M., White, Katherine M., & Starfelt, Louise C. (2015) Recruiting and retaining plasmapheresis donors: A critical belief analysis. Transfusion and Apheresis Science, 52(3), pp. 350-357.
This paper identifies critical beliefs underpinning intentions to commence and continue plasmapheresis donation. Whole blood (n = 624) and first-time plasmapheresis (n = 460) donors completed a cross-sectional survey assessing the belief-base of the theory of planned behaviour and rated their plasmapheresis donation intentions. While the idea of red blood cells being returned was a key deterrent for all donors, critical beliefs underlying commencement and continuation in the plasmapheresis donor panel differed and varied as a function of blood donation history. Findings will assist the development of targeted persuasion messages to optimise recruitment and retention of plasmapheresis donors in a non-remunerated context.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Louise Starfelt is the maiden name of Louise Starfelt Sutton|
|Keywords:||Plasmapheresis, Blood donors, Critical beliefs, Recruitment, Retentions|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Social and Community Psychology (170113)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 Elsevier|
|Copyright Statement:||Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution; Non-Commercial; No-Derivatives 4.0 International: [DOI]|
|Deposited On:||12 Jun 2015 00:42|
|Last Modified:||25 Oct 2016 15:18|
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