The above comment, from a paper presented by Lieutenant Colonel A. Primrose of the Canadian army Medical Corps in 1916, remains as pertinent today as during those earlier days of military transfusion medicine...
The Field Blood Transfusion Kit (FBTK) from North American Rescue is a comprehensive kit providing all the needed supplies to allow the user to rapidly perform a field blood transfusion. All of the supplies conform with the Joint Theater Trauma System Clinical Practice Guidelines. Equipment provided also allows for verifying the blood types of the donor and recipient as well as the collection of blood samples from the donor for additional surveillance testing.
1 Primrose A, Ryerson ES. The Direct Transfusion of Blood: Its Value in Haemorrhage and Shock in the Treatment of the Wounded in War. Br Med J. 1916;2:384–386.