THE THERAPY OF THE COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL
Edited by Bernard Fantus, M.D. CHICAGO
In their elaboration, these articles are submitted to the members of the attending staff of the Cook County Hospital by the director of therapeutics, Dr. Bernard Fantus. The views expressed by various members are incorporated in the final draft for publication. The articles will be continued from time to time in these columns. When completed, the series will be published in book form.—Ed.
This preliminary report on the establishment of a "blood bank" at the Cook County Hospital is perhaps justified by the interest displayed in this development, the inquiries received from various parts of the country, and the importance of the promptest and most generous exchange of experience in a new field of life-saving endeavor.That blood can be preserved for weeks in condition fit for transfusion is now a well established