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Old 05-15-2012, 06:24 AM
 
Location: Hermoso y tranquilo Panamá
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Morning y’all
. . . . . Didja Know?
The first blood transfusion in a human was performed on June 15, 1667 when French physician
Jean-Baptiste Denis treated a 15 year old boy by giving him about 12 ounces of lamb's blood.

The boy survived the transfusion and recovered.




Jean-Baptiste Denys - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:47 AM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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It's a wonder he survived something like that.
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Old 05-15-2012, 06:56 AM
 
Location: Arizona, The American Southwest
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Morning y’all
. . . . . Didja Know?
The first blood transfusion in a human was performed on June 15, 1667 when French physician
Jean-Baptiste Denis treated a 15 year old boy by giving him about 12 ounces of lamb's blood.

The boy survived the transfusion and recovered.




Jean-Baptiste Denys - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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It's a wonder he survived something like that.
LOL.. Yes, it's a wonder he survived, especially if he ended up looking like that..

And.. no that's not my face...
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Old 05-15-2012, 07:48 AM
 
Location: bold new city of the south
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<B>Morning y’all
. . . . . Didja Know?
The first blood transfusion in a human was performed on June 15, 1667 when French physician
</B>
Jean-Baptiste Denis treated a 15 year old boy by giving him about 12 ounces of lamb's blood.

The boy survived the transfusion and recovered.



Jean-Baptiste Denys - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Not baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhd.
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:33 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Hate to think where we would be today if experiments like this had not been done. I wouldn't want to be the first one in line but still...
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Old 05-15-2012, 08:38 AM
 
Location: Upstate
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This reminds me of a Family Guy episode with Quagmire.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:17 AM
 
Location: Virginia
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When the boy woke up did he say "baaaaaah"? Or at least "thank ewe"?
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:30 AM
 
Location: SC Foothills
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Wow, these are some really bad jokes. But funny.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:35 AM
 
Location: NW Indiana
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That's a cool factoid, Joy!

But the picture is creepy. *lol*


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Old 05-15-2012, 10:56 AM
 
Location: Chicago area
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I think he survived in spite of the blood. Pig valves are routinely used in cardiac surgery. They are closer to us genetically and in many other ways.
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