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blood transfusion in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishblood transfusionˈblood transˌfusion noun [countable, uncountable]  MHthe process of putting blood into someone’s body as a medical treatment
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blood transfusionDuring an effort to overcome one of those problems - a heart defect - surgeons gave the boy a blood transfusion.This could arise if the plaintiff suffered negligently inflicted injuries and then refused to have a blood transfusion because of his religious beliefs.I was to have a blood transfusion before he could operate.Shortly afterwards Miss T. told the midwife that she did not want a blood transfusion.Thyroidectomy was performed without problem or need for blood transfusion.Most instances have been associated with infection, blood transfusion, or termination of pregnancy.Over the next two weeks he made a slow clinical improvement and required blood transfusion and intravenous nutrition.The blood transfusion requirements were similar in both groups.