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July 6, 1940

Blood Transfusion

JAMA. 1940;115(1):79. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810270081027

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Here is an authoritative and thoroughly practical treatise on the practice of blood transfusion. While much has been written on this important subject, few sources of information will yield such a wealth of workable facts as this volume. The book reflects the author's intimate familiarity not only with the descriptive aspects of the subject but with practice as well. The material is particularly well organized and adequately illustrated. It is concisely presented without sacrificing clarity. All material extraneous to the practical phases of the subject has been purposely omitted. Although the author is English, he has traveled extensively in the United States and Canada and has managed to include the best practice current in this country as well as abroad. The material is distinctly cosmopolitan and carefully chosen. Technical details are explicitly given in a minimum amount of space. Each chapter is summarized and a current and pertinent bibliography is

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