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Transfusion contracts for Jehovah’s Witnesses receiving organ transplants: ethical necessity or coercive pact?
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    To make a healthy person more vulnerable
    • Fernando Verdú, Professor of Legal Medicine
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      • Ana Castelló, Ph. D. Sci. Biochemist. University of Valencia (Spain)

    Dear Editor,

    K A Bramstedt maintains in its excellent article that, solely in the case of transplant between alive, would be acceptable which a transfusion contract was not signed if both, donor and receiver, are Witnesses of Jehovah.

    Nevertheless, we considered that, even in those cases, the rejection to the transfusion must be used like exclusion criterion.

    In this case the reason has to be...

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