Ethics. Research. Community.

[Acute leukemia in Jehovah's Witnesses: difficulties in its management]

Revista de investigación clínica; organo del Hospital de Enfermedades de la Nutrición. 
42
(4): 
1990 Oct-Dec
317-320; 
1990. 
(Spanish). 
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The Witnesses of Jehovah is a religious community posing special problems because of their religions conviction which objects to transfusions of blood or blood products. Six patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (one adult and 5 children) are presented. We obtained permission for blood transfusion in four children without resorting to legal pressures which, on the hand, are non-existent in Mexico.
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