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  • They’ve given him four transfusions.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • They spent the next three hours with me, swapping my antibiotics and my blood lines, as I seemed to be reacting badly to the blood transfusions.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Rumors circulated that emaciated Jews returning from the camps were using gentile children’s blood for transfusions, a revival of the ancient accusation known as blood libel.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • From then on Dr. Numata gave Sadako blood transfusions or shots almost every day.
    Eleanor Coerr  --  Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

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  • The doctors decided to give me blood transfusions as well because I was not replacing my own blood as quickly as they would have liked.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • Consider it a transfusion.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • A lot of them look like they need a blood transfusion .
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • But I don’t require him, he’s no transfusion.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • It can be treated with monthly transfusions.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Call it a blood transfusion.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead

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  • There must be a transfusion of blood at once.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • After Henrietta checked into the hospital, a nurse drew blood and labeled the vial COLORED, then stored it in case Henrietta needed transfusions later.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Gonadal hormones, transfusion of young blood, magnesium salts 
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • Yo-Yo Ma continues to play, and it’s like the piano and cello are being poured into my body, the same way that the IV and blood transfusions are.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • His motive in the relationship seemed to resemble the need of an anemic person who receives a kind of living transfusion from the mere sight of a savagely overabundant vitality.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • They gave victims liver extract, blood transfusions, and vitamins, especially B. The shortage of supplies and instruments hampered them.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • One sister might have died had not Woody provided blood by direct transfusion.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • was rising because Jackson was receiving transfusions of whole blood and packed red cells.
    Michael Crichton  --  The Andromeda Strain
  • He gave me blood transfusions as I went in and out of consciousness.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • I don’t have the drugs or antibiotics or blood transfusions for him.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • they carried transfusion equipment, wheeled in trays of glinting implements.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • And while it might keep him and Sloan on their feet, transfusions of energy were far from satisfying, as they did nothing to fill one’s stomach.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • His body fought its battles quite apart from his mind; the transfusions, the injections, the X rays and the merciful surgery were performed on flesh and blood and bone temporarily cut off from the normal processes of awareness.
    Hal Borland  --  When the Legends Die
  • Goudsmit thinks that this was an early HIV epidemic, and that somehow the virus got into the hospital, and was spread from child to child by the then, apparently common, practice of using the same needles over and over again for blood transfusions or injections of antibiotics.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • He had published some very astonishing facts in connection with the transfusion of blood, and in addition was known to be doing valuable work on morbid growths.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • So far I had managed to keep humanly alive through transfusions from books.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Mrs. Ramage, too, had her moments when she could not help wondering what life might have been like if Geoffrey and the doctor had arrived an hour later on that dark and stormy night two months ago, or if the experimental blood transfusion in which her young master had so bravely poured his own life’s blood into Misery’s depleted veins had not worked.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • They gave you a few transfusions.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • Every bed was occupied, and new cases were left on the stretchers and laid between the beds to take advantage of the transfusion stands.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • For instance, the nurse kept on taking blood-pressure readings and now and then she would mess with the transfusion apparatus—for they were giving the patient a transfusion all the time out of a bottle rigged up on a stand with the tube coming down.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • She went into a coma, and you know—I didn’t know the details then, I do now because it’s my specialty—she needed a transfusion, and her sister was there.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Padilla had given Mimi blood, and he was lying down after the transfusion in the room where I had left him, sucking an orange; his skimpy arm with its one curious ball of muscle taped, and his eyes, below surface indifference, black and active toward what I couldn’t readily see.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • You can do a blood transfusion or something, right?
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • But I think we have a little time before you have to worry about a transfusion.
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • These blood transfusions are my oil changes.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • When my father was dying in the hospital, there was a desperate last decision to try a blood transfusion.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings
  • Eventually Dr. Isaacson gave her three transfusions of whole blood to replace what she lost in nosebleeds.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • WHO provides reagents for blood transfusions.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • After that, as his assistants supervised the anesthetic, air supply and a long-overdue blood transfusion, Logan got to work with needle and thread.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • Maria del Refugio Gonzalez worked in the transfusion area and was speaking to the on-duty head nurse about a particular man who had come in to donate blood.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game
  • At the moment, little can be done for people with life-threatening E. coli 0157:H7 infections, aside from giving them fluids, blood transfusions, and dialysis.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • "Like I told you," the doctor said, "we don’t have the facilities for giving transfusions, and he’s been moved plenty without you taking him to Memphis."
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • The words washed over him, reaching into the deepest marrow of his bones, caressing each hidden synapse, flowing through every vein, as though he had been given a transfusion.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • (I know such things; had taken luck and big transfusions to save me—and an arm isn’t in same class with what happened to Shorty.) "Shorty was," she said soberly, "my best friend here and one of my best friends anywhere.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • He needed a blood transfusion.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • I underwent my second transfusion.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Up to thirty percent of patients respond to a regimen of biweekly transfusions of packed red blood cells.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • THE NEXT MORNING, I arrived at the office straight from an eight o’clock transfusion, feeling light-headed, slightly woozy.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • You can’t even get a blood transfusion if you’re poor.’
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • She got so much blood that one doctor wrote a note in her record stopping all transfusions "until her deficit with the blood bank was made up."
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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