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Transfusio sanguinis ex animali in hominem
Transfusio ex homine in hominem
Blood transfusion from animal to human (figure IV): on a table, a tube is inserted into an artery in the leg of a lamb and another tube is inserted into a vein in the arm of a man. Blood transfusion from human to human (figure V): one arm wearing a tourniquet has a tube inserted into an artery while the arm below it has a tube inserted into a vein.
Title taken from explanation of the figures on the previous and following page.
Original Image in: Elsholtz, Johann Sigismund, 1623-1688. Clysmatica nova (Coloniae Brandenburgicae : Ex officina Georgi Schultzi impensis Danielis Reichelii, 1667). Qdd 46a (Historical Medical Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia)
Clysmatica nova was one of the first books to discuss blood transfusion and the intravenous injection of drugs. This greatly expanded second edition included plates that depict the transfusion of blood from animal to animal, man to man, and animal to man.
Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1 print : engraving
13 x 8 cm
“Transfusio sanguinis ex animali in hominem,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed June 7, 2023, https://cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/2161.