The Donor Selection Guidelines contain general terminology which for the purpose of these guidelines have been earmarked with a specific definition by the Joint Professional Advisory Committee (JPAC). The definition of these terms are listed below.
Donor Selection Guideline(s). These include:
Bone Marrow and Peripheral Bone Stem Cell DSG
Cord Blood DSG
Deceased Donors – Tissue DSG
Geographical Disease Risk Index
Live Donors – Tissue DSG
Whole Blood and Components DSG
Is any of the following:
Each DSG can be published in various formats:
Website pages, Portable Document File (PDF), off-line browser files, Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) files. Not all versions shall have all formats at any one time.
Editing of DSG content over the internet by use of the UKBTS Content Management System (CMS).
Editing of DSG content by any means other than on-line e.g. on paper, in spreadsheet, word processor, text editor.
A DSG Topic is the heading of an entry in the A-Z listing.
Each Topic represents a medical disease, condition or risk.
These are all web pages that are not DSG Topics e.g. introduction and appendices. They are standard web pages that happen to be part of that DSG.
(Further explanation: Each Topic is the page title for an entry in the alphabetical A-Z listing and appears in the grey left hand menu lists. Most topics are common to all DSG but some appear only in a subset of DSG)
See DSG page
Is the date of the web publication of a new Edition – regardless of format.
Is the date of the web publication of a new Release – regardless of format.
Is the date of the web publication of a new Issue – regardless of format
Date of posting
Is the date on which source files are posted on this website. Applies to all formats.