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Jehovah’s Witnesses


Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery

Multimodality, Interdisciplinary, and Individualized Approach

Maintenance of normal hematocrit in high-risk thyroid surgery without allogeneic blood transfusion: a case report.

Usoro NI, Inwang S, Ilori IU.

Source‎: Transfus Altern Transfus Med 2010;11(2):43-6.

Indexed‎: ISSN 1778-428X

DOI‎: 10.1111/j.1778-428X.2010.01125.x

Management of Jehovah's Witness patients undergoing major head and neck surgery.

Van Hemelen G, Avery CM, Venn PJ, Curran JE, Brown AE, Lavery KM.

Source‎: Head Neck 1999;21(1):80-4.

Indexed‎: PubMed 9890356

Head and neck surgery in the Jehovah's Witness patient.

Genden EM, Haughey BH.

Source‎: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1996;114(4):669-72.

Indexed‎: PubMed 8643286

Case report: The management of advanced oral cancer in a Jehovah's Witness using the Ultracision Harmonic Scalpel.

Kullar PJ, Sorenson K, Weerakkody R, Adams J.

Source‎: World J Surg Oncol 2011;9:115.

Indexed‎: PubMed 21967981

DOI‎: 10.1186/1477-7819-9-115

ENT surgery, blood and Jehovah's Witnesses.

Woolley SL, Smith DR.

Source‎: J Laryngol Otol 2007;121(5):409-14.

Indexed‎: PubMed 17125571

The ex utero intrapartum treatment procedure for congenital ranula in a Jehovah's Witness.

Kolker MT, Batti JS, Schoem SR.

Source‎: Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2004;130(4):508-10.

Indexed‎: PubMed 15100657

Ivory osteoma of the craniofacial skeleton.

de Chalain T1, Tan B.

Source‎: J Craniofac Surg. 2003;14(5):729-35.

Indexed‎: PubMed 14501338

The medical section of is designed as an informational resource primarily for use by clinicians and other health-care professionals. It provides neither medical advice nor treatment recommendations and does not substitute for an appropriately qualified health-care provider. The clinical literature cited is not published by Jehovah’s Witnesses, but it outlines transfusion-alternative strategies that might be considered. It is the responsibility of each qualified health-care provider to maintain awareness of new information, discuss options for care, and assist patients in making choices in accord with their medical condition, wishes, values, and beliefs. Not all listed strategies are appropriate or acceptable to all patients.

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