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L’engagement dans le don de plasma : étude des déterminants chez des donneurs réguliers en plasmaphérèse

Abstract : The purpose of this study, based on the Theory of planned behavior, is to identify and ultimately better understand what determines the fidelity and the regularity of donors committed in plasmapheresis donation. This qualitative study is a primary stage to establish a classification of donors in a French socio-cultural context. For this reason, we have carried out a survey among 16 regular plasmapheresis donors, by way of semi-structured individual interviews at the Établissement français du sang - Brittany. The level of commitment of these regular donors is considered as a level of appropriation. If subjective norms have initially influenced their decision to donate blood, no specific motivation has been highlighted for them to donate plasma except a generally favourable attitude towards the voluntary donation process. The perception of control over their environment is a variable which played a decisive role in the donor's intention to give, with little cost associated to plasmapheresis donation and recourse to internal causal explanations. A better comprehension of the plasmapheresis donors’ determinants should lead us to a more efficient awareness of new potential donors, thereby enhancing recruitment and retention. Due to the increasing need for plasma-derived products, this study's ultimate issue is closely correlated both with ethical and socio-economic aspects. Following which, after analysing the results, a certain number of recommendations will be made.
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S. Delépine-Farvacques, Florence Terrade, B. Danic, J.-P. Lebaudy. L’engagement dans le don de plasma : étude des déterminants chez des donneurs réguliers en plasmaphérèse. Transfusion Clinique et Biologique, Elsevier, 2017, 24 (2), pp.38 - 46. ⟨10.1016/j.tracli.2017.02.003⟩. ⟨hal-01880390⟩

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