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Lower provides details of how to carry out a blood transfusion from one dog to another with suggestions about how to prevent one from dying. The paper was extracted from a letter from Lower to Robert Boyle.

Subject: Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'The method observed in transfusing the bloud out of one live animal into another: and how this experiment is like to be improved. Some considerations concerning the same'.

Read to the Royal Society on 26 September 1666.

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CLP/12i/7
Earliest possible date
1666
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Ink on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Manuscript

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Richard Lower

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Richard Lower, Paper, ['The method observed in transfusing the bloud out of one live animal into another'] by [Richard Lower], 1666, CLP/12i/7, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_12i_7/paper-the-method-observed-in-transfusing-the-bloud-out-of-one-live-animal-into-another-by-richard-lower, accessed on 22 July 2024

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