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Bloodletting

"Bloodletting" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Puncture of a vein to draw blood for therapeutic purposes. Bloodletting therapy has been used in Talmudic and Indian medicine since the medieval time, and was still practiced widely in the 18th and 19th centuries. Its modern counterpart is PHLEBOTOMY.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bloodletting" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Bloodletting" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 12 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1992
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.