Managing a Jehovah's Witness who agrees to blood transfusionBMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6954.612b (Published 03 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:612
- C Granger
- St Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6Z 1Y6.
EDITOR, - The article by Simon Finger and colleagues1 and the ensuing correspondence2 illustrate the difficulties of treating Jehovah's Witnesses who refuse blood transfusions. I have been faced with the opposite problem, though a similar ethical dilemma.
A Previously fit Jehovah's Witness suffered multiple trauma after trying to commit suicide by jumping off a bridge. He was resuscitated and …