Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Dr. Fantus

  • Where the unusual was usual: The Cook County Hospital blood bank

    Jayant Radhakrishnan Chicago, Illinois, United States   Surgical resident, Dr. Bohdan Iwanetz, trying to coax a recalcitrant little girl to drink her bottle. May 1977 Pediatric Surgery Ward 46 in the Cook County Children’s Hospital There are those who claim that the first blood collection and transfusion services were started by Percy Oliver of the…