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Costs incurred by one severely ill Jehovah's Witness could run one unit in Africa for one year

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 27 March 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:873
  1. Nicholas Wooding, Medical superintendent
  1. Kiwoko Hospital, PO Box 149, Luweero, Uganda

    EDITOR—Minerva reports that a Jehovah's Witness survived emergency surgery for a leaking abdominal aneurysm despite having a postoperative haemoglobin concentration of only 30 g/l; he spent 14 weeks in hospital.1 Those of us who work in rural Africa can only …

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