blood transfusion


: a medical treatment in which someone's blood is put into the body of another person

Examples of blood transfusion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Later in the show, John’s activism with the Elton John AIDS Foundation and his friendship with Ryan White, the young man who died in 1990 after contracting HIV/AIDS from a blood transfusion, was spotlighted. Melissa Ruggieri, USA TODAY, 21 Mar. 2024 Elizabeth Glaser had contracted HIV through a blood transfusion during childbirth in 1981. Emily Langer, Washington Post, 24 Feb. 2024 In the recovery room after birth, Berger started hemorrhaging and wound up needing a blood transfusion. Anika Nayak, STAT, 12 Jan. 2024 Shortly after giving birth, the new mom had to be rushed to the hospital for a blood transfusion but was quickly able to return home and begin her journey into motherhood. Katie Mannion, Peoplemag, 19 Dec. 2023 Of 42 that have been followed long enough, 39 did not need a blood transfusion for at least a year after treatment. WIRED, 16 Nov. 2023 Just a few minutes from her home, the facility was perfect for her in 2021, even when a complication put her at risk of needing a blood transfusion. Jessica Bartlett,, 7 Aug. 2023 The attack came after at least six people were killed over the weekend in strikes across Ukraine, including one that hit a blood transfusion center. Sammy Westfall, Washington Post, 7 Aug. 2023 At breakfast, this group always leaves at least a $1,000 tip Thorn is currently being fostered by the vet who performed the blood transfusion, along with his kitten siblings, Bop and Star — also named after Poison songs. Sydney Page, Washington Post, 24 Oct. 2023

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“Blood transfusion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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