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
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STOFER DD. Transfusion in Preoperative and Post Operative Conditions With Anemia. Ann Intern Med. 1927;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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