D. D. STOFER, A.B., M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Improved methods of Blood Transfusion within the past 10 or 15 years accompanied by a more thorough knowledge of blood grouping and cross-agglutination tests have made the transfusion of blood a considerably safer procedure than it was previously. Former hazards, such as sudden death and reactions of various types including chills, nausea and vomiting, high fever, etc., have been reduced to a minimum so that fear of these does not contraindicate the procedure in any way. The first transfusion upon a human being appears to have been done in France by Jean Denys of Montpelier, physician to Louis XIV on
STOFER DD. Transfusion in Preoperative and Post Operative Conditions With Anemia. Ann Intern Med. ;1:422–428. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-6-422
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(6):422-428.
Hematology/Oncology, Red Cell Disorders.
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