Transfusion medicine

6 lessons learned on managing haemorrhage in Jehovah’s Witnesses

With the obvious challenges of managing major blood loss in patients who refuse blood transfusions, clinicians in Melbourne have sought to learn lessons from their treatment of trauma patients who are Jehovah’s Witnesses. In a review of patients in the Alfred Trauma Registry, they identified 34 who identified as Jehovah’s Witnesses, of whom half had ...

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