An Android based blood bank information retrieval system
Received 6 December 2018
Accepted for publication 21 February 2019
Published 29 April 2019 Volume 2019:10 Pages 119—125
Checked for plagiarism Yes
Review by Single-blind
Peer reviewers approved by Dr Colin Mak
Peer reviewer comments 2
Editor who approved publication: Dr Martin Bluth
Aderonke Anthonia Kayode, Abidemi Emmanuel Adeniyi, Roseline Oluwaseun Ogundokun, Simon Agaba Ochigbo
Department of Computer Science, College of Applied Sciences, Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria
Background: Blood Bank record keeping has been carried out manually over the past decades using paper file management system which is slow for information retrieval and processing and also prone to errors in an emergency situation.
Materials and methods: This research work solves the above-mentioned problem with the development of both web-based and Android-based blood bank information retrieval system. The web application is used by various blood banks system administrators to update their available blood inventory information and the mobile application which has the mobile search engine is used to search for blood supplies from the registered blood banks.
Results and conclusion: The system also has a feature that allows registered blood banks to send a notification to registered blood donors on the application requesting for blood donation.
Keywords: blood bank, web-based, Android-based, information, retrieval
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