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Is it ethical/legal for blood banks to cite fictional patient cases in an attempt to get donations? ie, "A dialysis patient needs your blood type..."

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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
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In brief: Probably not, but...

How do you know they are fictional? I don't think any false advertisement is ethical, but there is definitely a need for blood donors for everyone from cancer patients to dialysis patients to trauma patients.
So thanks for donating!

In brief: Probably not, but...

How do you know they are fictional? I don't think any false advertisement is ethical, but there is definitely a need for blood donors for everyone from cancer patients to dialysis patients to trauma patients.
So thanks for donating!
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine

In brief: Absolutely no

Deception is unethical

In brief: Absolutely no

Deception is unethical
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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