The life of Dr. Charles Drew: blood bank innovator

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Enslow Publishers, Inc.,
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[2015]
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Today, thanks to the work of a brilliant young doctor, blood banks and successful blood transfusions are commonplace. Dr. Charles Drew's pioneering research with blood plasma and storage made this possible. At a time of crippling racial segregation and prejudice, Drew proved that black doctors were equal to white doctors. During World War II, he created the first large-scale system for preserving blood, shipping seventeen thousand pints overseas for soldiers in Great Britain. Since then, millions of men, women, and children worldwide owe their lives to his work. In this page-turning account, author Anne Schraff demystifies Drew's extraordinary research and dispels the false rumors around his tragic and untimely death.
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title_display The life of Dr. Charles Drew : blood bank innovator
title_full The life of Dr. Charles Drew : blood bank innovator / Anne Schraff
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