TITLE

ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVE

AUTHOR(S)
Shugart, Jessica
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Stanford Medicine;Spring2013, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the aspects of blood donation. It offers a brief history of blood transfusion which used dogs as models in the 17th century. It says that blood banks have been established in the U.S. in the late 1940s due to wars. It mentions a study by Northfield Labs, which used a blood substitute called PolyHeme, designed to copy the capacity of the red blood cells to carry oxygen.
ACCESSION #
86444280

 

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