Medicine: Slow Transfusion

As the result of two relatively new procedures in the practice of medicine, the staff of London's Middlesex Hospital last week was able to report perfection of a slow and safe method of transfusing blood. One of those helpful procedures is the preservation of human blood by the addition of substances to keep it in a clear, unclotted, fluid condition. Thus gallons of blood may be accumulated from donors, kept in a refrigerator until needed for a transfusion. The other helpful procedure is venoclysis, the slow drop-by-drop introduction into a vein, through a...

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