Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Fluosol-DA-20

  • Alternatives to blood transfusion

    Geraldine Miller Liverpool, England   Wiliam Harvey demonstrating the circulation of the blood. iStock. In 1616 William Harvey first discovered how blood circulates around the body. This discovery stimulated research into transfusing blood from one person to another. Early attempts to replace blood began with liquids such as milk, both animal and human, urine, and…