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Then vs. Now: The History of Blood Transfusions

The first successful transfusion likely used goose feather quills.

Lauren Smith, MAAlexandra Schwarz, MD
Written by Lauren Smith, MA | Reviewed by Alexandra Schwarz, MD
Updated on December 19, 2022

In this video, learn the important events throughout history of blood transfusions, one of the most crucial medical advancements of all time.


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