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Our Blood Weekend: The Day of Blood Part 1

A lecture on the history of medical and anatomical developments relating to blood

The great teaching hospitals of the 18th and 19th centuries, among them Guy’s and St Thomas’, trained students in the most up-to-date anatomical advances. This walk around From bloodletting and leechcraft, via William Harvey’s pioneering discovery of circulation, to the first successful transfusion at Guy’s Hospital in 1829: a lecture on the living history of blood.


Ms Karen Howell | talks | www


Date and Time:

21 June 2008 at 2:00 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Old Operating Theatre, Museum & Herb Garret
9a St Thomas' Street
020 7188 2679

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