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Blood Shelf Life Shorter Than Previously Thought
2013-03-04 18:42:04

Over the past five years, studies have been conducted exploring the efficacy of transfused blood in delivering oxygen throughout the body.

Blood Transfusions May Do More Harm Than Good
2012-04-24 12:56:46

Johns Hopkins study shows wide variation in transfusion use in operating rooms


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.