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Sterile blood transfusion 'giving apparatus', England, 1946-1971
Sterile Giving apparatus in metal case; Sterile Giving apparatus in metal case, for blood transfusion supplied by the National Blood Transfusion Service,
Work Type
Public Health & Hygiene
Date
1946-1970
Location
England
Material
case, metal; contents, cellophane; contents, cork; contents, cottonwool; contents, glass; contents, metal
Description
Sterile Giving apparatus in metal case, for blood transfusion supplied by the National Blood Transfusion Service, Brentwood, Essex, England.; The sterile "giving apparatus" was used to donate blood. After each use the equipment was sterilised. This equipment was commonly supplied by the National Blood Service in the United Kingdom until the 1960s when it was replaced by disposable equipment. Blood transfusions are given to patients who are anaemic or have lost a lot of blood during surgery or through an injury. ; ; The National Blood Service (formerly the National Blood Transfusion Service) is the central service for blood donation and blood supplies in the United Kingdom. On average, they receive 2.1 million donations each year.; The sterile "giving apparatus" was used to donate blood. After each use the equipment was sterilised. This equipment was commonly supplied by the National Blood Service in the United Kingdom until the 1960s when it was replaced by disposable equipment. Blood transfusions are given to patients who are anaemic or have lost a lot of blood during surgery or through an injury. ; ; The National Blood Service (formerly the National Blood Transfusion Service) is the central service for blood donation and blood supplies in the United Kingdom. On average, they receive 2.1 million donations each year.
ID Number
co143367
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
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The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
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