Qualitative Alternatives To Blood Transfusion
You might feel, 'Transfusions are hazardous, but are there any high-quality alternatives?' A good question, and note the word "quality."
Everyone, including Jehovah's Witnesses, wants effective medical care of high quality. Dr. Grant E. Steffen noted two key elements: "Quality medical care is the capacity of the elements of that care to achieve legitimate medical and nonmedical goals." (The Journal of the American Medical Association, July 1, 1988) "Nonmedical goals" would include not violating the ethics or Bible-based conscience of the patient