An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15871 entries, 13811 authors and 1928 subjects. Updated: March 19, 2023


3 entries
  • 2015

Experiments on the transfusion of blood by the syringe.

Med.-chir. Trans., 9, 56-92, 1818.

Blundell invented a syringe by means of which he was able to transfuse dogs.

Subjects: INSTRUMENTS & TECHNOLOGIES › Medical Instruments › Syringe, THERAPEUTICS › Blood Transfusion
  • 2015.1

Some account of a case of obstinate vomiting, in which an attempt was made to prolong life, by the injection of blood into the veins.

Med.-chir. Trans., 10, 296-311, 1819.

Records the first human to human transfusion. A man received 12 to 14 oz. of blood from several donors by means of Blundell’s funnel and syringe. He died 56 hours after the transfusion.

Subjects: THERAPEUTICS › Blood Transfusion
  • 2017

Observations on transfusion of blood.

Lancet, 2, 321-24, 18281829.

The first human to human transfusion in which the patient did not die. Blundell established the most fundamental points in transfusion, including the incompatibility of interspecies transfusion and the method of indirect transfusion. With his descriptions of about ten cases over a ten-year period, Blundell revived interest in blood transfusion after a century-long hiatus.

Subjects: THERAPEUTICS › Blood Transfusion