Jeong Chae, patient clinical coordinator for the Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program, and Mike Hofmann, program coordinator
The experts at the Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program stay up-to-date on the latest developments in the field of bloodless medicine. Below are the most recent articles in the scientific and lay press to help both clinicians and patients learn more about techniques, trends, and options available.
MedStar in the News
- Tailored Therapy for Treating Bone Marrow Disorders in Jehovah's Witness Patients
- A Bloodless Medicine Program is Revived in Baltimore
- Patient's Perspective as Told by Lawrence Quinn
- Patient's Perspective as shared by Andrea Kirkpatrick
- Patient's Perspective as told by Lisa Leake
The New Yorker's three-part series, “Medicine Without Blood,” discusses the ways that Jehovah’s Witnesses have changed how doctors think about blood transfusion.
- Part I: How Jehovah’s Witnesses Are Changing Medicine
- Part II: Should Anyone Be Given a Transfusion?
- Part III: The Ethics of Bloodless Medicine
- Anemia and the Need For IV Iron After Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass
- Avoiding Unnecessary Blood Transfusions in Women With Profound Anaemia
- Blood Transfusion and Adverse Surgical Outcomes
- Cardiovascular Surgery in Jehovah's Witness Patients Role of Optimization
- 'Fit to Fly': Overcoming Barriers to Pre-surgical Hemoglobin Optimization in Surgical Patients
- Management of Jehovah's Witness Patient With Sepsis and Profuse Bleeding After Emergency Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: Rethinking the Critical Threshold of Oxygen Delivery
- Multicentre Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Ferric(III)Carboxymaltose Infusion With Oral Iron Supplementation in the Treatment of Preoperative Anaemia in Colorectal Cancer Patients
- Perioperative Jehovah's Witnesses: A Review
- Prophylactic Plasma and Platelet Transfusion in the Critically Ill Patient
- Why Do We Treat the Children of Jehovah's Witnesses Differently From Their Adult Parents
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