haemotherapy


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haemotherapy

A generic term for the treatment of disease with blood or blood products.

he·mo·ther·a·py

, hemotherapeutics (hē'mō-thār'ă-pē, -thār-ă-pyū'tiks)
Treatment of disease by the use of blood or blood derivatives, as in transfusion.
Synonym(s): haemotherapy, haemotherapeutics.
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It is important, however, to reflect on the current state of the field of haemotherapy, if the role of donors is to be properly recognised.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to Haemotherapy Unit, James Cook University Hospital.
The clinic uses a new form of treatment called haemotherapy, where blood is extracted and then re-injected through an acupuncture needle.