14. Conscientious Objection in Patient Blood Management

  1. Andrea Mozzarelli2,3 and
  2. Stefano Bettati2,3
  1. Kenneth E. Nollet and
  2. Hitoshi Ohto

Published Online: 4 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119975427.ch14

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Oxygen Therapeutics: From Transfusion to Artificial Blood

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Oxygen Therapeutics: From Transfusion to Artificial Blood

How to Cite

Nollet, K. E. and Ohto, H. (2011) Conscientious Objection in Patient Blood Management, in Chemistry and Biochemistry of Oxygen Therapeutics: From Transfusion to Artificial Blood (eds A. Mozzarelli and S. Bettati), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119975427.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Parma, Parma, Italy

  2. 3

    National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems, Rome, Italy

Author Information

  1. Department of Blood Transfusion and Transplantation Immunology, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470686683

Online ISBN: 9781119975427

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Keywords:

  • conscientious objection in patient blood management - being, religious refusal of blood transfusion;
  • religious refusal of blood transfusion - a conscientious decision;
  • conscientious objection in patient blood management - alternatives to blood transfusion sought;
  • health care providers, objecting to demands - of patients, parents or guardians;
  • patient blood management - favor over transfusion medicine, or transfusion practice;
  • Jehovah's Witnesses, refusing - wholeblood, red-cell, white-cell, platelet and plasma transfusions;
  • objections, fear or misinformation - addressed as for other interventions;
  • conscientious objection in relation to oxygen therapeutics - and other innovations;
  • The Jehovah's Witness “blood ban” of 1945 - helping transfusion medicine, evolve into patient blood management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conscientious Objection

  • Patient Blood Management

  • Jehovah's Witnesses

  • Will the Real Objection Please Stand Up?

  • Conscientious Objection in Relation to Oxygen Therapeutics and Other Innovations

  • Acknowledgements

  • References