BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS: From Earliest Attempts To HIV Era
A mystical fluid? A precious gift? An expensive commodity? Blood is all of the above, according to Douglas Starr, author of Blood: An Epic History of Medicine and Commerce. In this week's Stryker's Corner, California Healthline's Jeff Stryker discusses the history of blood transfusion, from the first attempts in the 1600s to the HIV era.
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