Ref NoRCSI/MI/224
TitleRobert McDonnell's blood transfusion apparatus
DescriptionRobert McDonnell's blood transfusion apparatus made by Thompson & O'Neill, Dublin. McDonnell carried out the first human to human blood transfusion in Ireland in April 1865 on a 14 year old girl called Mary Anne Dooley in Jervis Street Hospital. McDonnell received his LRCSI in 1851 and became President of RCSI in 1877.
FormatMedical Instrument
Access ConditionsBy appointment with RCSI Heritage Collections
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