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  • A blood transfusion is a safe procedure in which blood is given to you through an intravenous (IV) line in one of your blood vessels.
  • http://www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/treating/supp...
  • A blood transfusion can relieve the symptoms of anaemia.You will be given blood by a drip into one of your veins.
  • http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/procedures/surgical/a10299/blood-trans...
  • However, if excessive amounts are lost then a blood transfusion is the best way of quickly replacing the loss.
  • http://www.newcastle-hospitals.org.uk/services/haematology_treatm...
  • If you have symptoms of anaemia, or are having treatment for cancer, you will have a blood test to check your haemoglobin level.
  • http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/blood-transfusion/basi...
  • A blood transfusion is a routine medical procedure that can be lifesaving.
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  • Your doctor will review any possible complications with you.Complications from a blood transfusion are rare but may include:
  • http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/diagnosis-and-treatmen...
  • A blood transfusion is a way to give blood to someone who needs it.
  • http://www.wikidoc.org/index.php/Blood_transfusion
  • Blood transfusions can be life-saving in some situations, such as massive blood loss due to trauma, or can be used to replace blood lost during surgery.
  • http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/bt/risks
  • What Are the Risks of a Blood Transfusion? Explore Blood Transfusion
  • http://www.nhsinform.co.uk/health-library/articles/b/blood-transf...
  • Blood transfusions are a fairly common procedure.The risk of serious side effects is low as your blood is tested against the donor blood to make sure it is compatible.
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    Alzheimer's is linked to blood transfusions: Scientists discover the protein behind the memory-robbing disorder may have been transmitted in a now-banned procedure
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    Parents of boy, 2, who's kept alive with fortnightly blood transfusions urge people to keep donating over festive period as it's revealed 25% cancelled their Christmas appointments in 2017
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    Young blood transfusions eased dementia symptoms and made daily tasks more manageable for sufferers, study claims
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    Alexander Bogdanov established a scientific institute to research the effects of blood transfusion in Moscow, 1925.
    William Stewart Halsted, M.D., performed one of the first blood transfusions in the United States.
    Richard Lower pioneered the first blood transfusion from animal to human in 1665 at the Royal Society.
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    Alexander Bogdanov established a scientific institute to research the effects of blood transfusion in Moscow, 1925.
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    William Stewart Halsted, M.D., performed one of the first blood transfusions in the United States.
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    Richard Lower pioneered the first blood transfusion from animal to human in 1665 at the Royal Society.
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    Dr. Luis Agote (2nd from right) overseeing one of the first safe and effective blood transfusions in 1914
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    Dr. Luis Agote (2nd from right) overseeing one of the first safe and effective blood transfusions in 1914
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    Blood transfusion is very common.
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    A new system for monitoring adverse events related to blood transfusions is intended to make the procedure even safer for patients.
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    A complication of blood transfusion where there is an immune response against the transfused blood cells.
    Blood banking is the process that takes place in the laboratory to ensure that donated blood, or blood products, are safe before they are used in blood transfusions and other medical procedures.
    A new system for monitoring adverse events related to blood transfusions is intended to make the procedure even safer for patients.
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    A complication of blood transfusion where there is an immune response against the transfused blood cells.
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    Blood banking is the process that takes place in the laboratory to ensure that donated blood, or blood products, are safe before they are used in blood transfusions and other medical procedures.
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    Blood transfusion; drawing of red blood cells being given to a patient through an intravenous (IV) catheter in the arm.
    Blood transfusion; drawing of red blood cells being given to a patient through an intravenous (IV) catheter in the arm.
    The authors of one study compared vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy and found that abdominal hysterectomy was associated with 1.7 times more complications, 1.9 times more febrile morbidity, and 2.1 times more blood transfusions than vaginal hysterectomy
    A complication of blood transfusion where there is an immuneresponse against the transfused blood cells.
    Hemosep blood transfusion technology being trialled at Nottingham City Hospital
    Blood transfusion; drawing of red blood cells being given to a patient through an intravenous (IV) catheter in the arm.
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    Blood transfusion; drawing of red blood cells being given to a patient through an intravenous (IV) catheter in the arm.
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    The authors of one study compared vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy and found that abdominal hysterectomy was associated with 1.7 times more complications, 1.9 times more febrile morbidity, and 2.1 times more blood transfusions than vaginal hysterectomy
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    A complication of blood transfusion where there is an immuneresponse against the transfused blood cells.
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    TRALI is the leading lethal complication of blood transfusions, but its causes have remained elusive.
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    Babies who are premature, unwell, or have had blood transfusions should have a blood spot sample taken as usual between five and eight days.
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    HCV is transmitted through contact with infected blood - mainly by sharing needles during drug abuse, an accidental needle stick, renal dialysis, mother to child during childbirth, contaminated tattoo or body piercing equipment, and rarely from unprotecte
    Previous studies suggested that some people with chronic fatigue syndrome had xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) or polytropic murine leukemia viruses (P-MLVs) in their blood, raising concerns that the syndrome could be spread through b
    On World Blood Donor Day 2009 in Uganda, the Uganda Blood Transfusion Service and Red Cross ask the public to Donate Blood Today.
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    To treat very low red blood cell counts in people with Diamond Blackfan anemia (DBA) the two most common options are corticosteroid medication and blood transfusions.
    HCV is transmitted through contact with infected blood - mainly by sharing needles during drug abuse, an accidental needle stick, renal dialysis, mother to child during childbirth, contaminated tattoo or body piercing equipment, and rarely from unprotecte
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    Previous studies suggested that some people with chronic fatigue syndrome had xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) or polytropic murine leukemia viruses (P-MLVs) in their blood, raising concerns that the syndrome could be spread through b
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    On World Blood Donor Day 2009 in Uganda, the Uganda Blood Transfusion Service and Red Cross ask the public to Donate Blood Today.
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    To treat very low red blood cell counts in people with Diamond Blackfan anemia (DBA) the two most common options are corticosteroid medication and blood transfusions.
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