Safe Blood: Purifying the Nations Blood Supply in the Age of A
Thousands of hemophiliac children have contracted hepatitis and aids from transfusion with infected blood. Ninety-five percent of all Americans will need transfusions at some point in their lives; yet it has taken the terrifying emergence of AIDS to alert an unsuspecting public to the actual risks involved. Dr. Feldschuh documents the inadequacies and shocking oversights of the blood-bank system, elucidating the risks of present practices and suggesting specific alternatives, including the now feasible storing of one's own blood, "pedigreed" donors, and mono-donor transfusion.
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This is essentially a promotional piece for the author's blood bank, a company largely driven by AIDS hysteria. Feldschuh proposes that individuals store their own blood at his bank, with the blood ... Read full review
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