Blood Transfusions

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  • Blood Transfusions
    • 1901 - Karl Landsteiner discovered there were different blood groups
      • blood groups A,B and O were discovered.
        • 1902 - Blood groups AB were identified
    • 1902 - Blood groups AB were identified
    • 1914 - 1918 - First World War
    • 1915 - American doctor Richard Lewishon found that adding sodium citrate solution stopped blood from clotting,
    • 1916 - Francis Rous and James Turner found that adding citrate glucose solution allowed blood to be stored for longer.
    • 1917 - The first blood depot was developed.
    • 1853 - Alexander Wood invented hypodermic needle which made it possible to measure the withdrawal of blood.
  • 1901 - Karl Landsteiner discovered there were different blood groups
    • blood groups A,B and O were discovered.

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