The vein in the bend of the arm was laid bare, and an incision of sufficient extent to admit the pipe of the syringe was made into it…. The syringe used by Dr B. was similar to the common injecting syringe, and contained two ounces…. The blood was drawn from the patient's husband into a tumbler, and Dr B. stood ready with his syringe to absorb it instantly, in fact, while it was flowing: it was then immediately introduced into the orifice in the vein, and cautiously injected. No effect appeared to be produced by the first injection of two ounces, but towards the end of the second there was an approach to syncope; the pulse fell a little; there was sighing… []
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