Karine Petrosyan developed a series of very rare and serious conditions, which threatened both her and her baby’s life. Thanks to the UC Davis surgical team, she beat the staggering odds, without a blood transfusion, and is safe at home with her baby.
During her pregnancy in 2010, Seels-Davila indicated in a form signed with Hahnemann that no blood should be administered to her during her hospitalization, in accordance with her religious beliefs, according to Judge Jacqueline O. Shogan’s opinion. When she encountered challenges during labor that led to blood loss, she reiterated verbally and in writing her
The family of a Jehovah’s Witness who died after repeatedly refusing blood transfusions can’t sue the hospital where doctors begged for a chance to save her life, a state appeals court ruled. The state judge found as well that the county judge rightly allowed the jury to see the consent forms Seels-Davila signed in which
The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Tuesday affirmed a jury verdict favoring a Philadelphia hospital that had been sued over the death in childbirth of a Jehovah’s Witness who repeatedly refused to accept a blood transfusion, finding that an expert witness was appropriately precluded.
The decision of a judge of the superior Court to order the transfusion of blood to save a new-born against the wishes of his Jehovah’s witness parents, Thursday, comes as no surprise to the experts in the law and the science of religions.
In the UK, while parents have the right to make decisions about their children’s medical treatment, their wishes will be overruled if they refuse a reasonable life-saving treatment which has a very high chance of working. The classic example of this is parents who are Jehovah’s Witnesses and refuse blood transfusions due to their faith.
The superior Court has allowed the doctors of the Mother-Child Centre (CHUL) to do a blood transfusion to a baby born despite the refusal of Jehovah’s witness parents. The “baby-daughter” of the parents of the region of Bellechasse, Jehovah’s witnesses, was born with an abdominal mass, which requires an emergency operation according to the doctors.
Paul-André Roy, the husband of Eloise Dupuis, was successful in the superior Court. The tribunal has reversed the decision of the CIUSSS Chaudière-Appalaches, who refused the husband access to the medical file of the Jehovah’s Witness. The Hôtel Dieu de Lévis has 14 days to send the case file covering the period from 5 to
In July of 2016, an allegedly intoxicated Gibbs was driving past the Michael Finnegan Market in Belize City when he began to swerve along the street. Gibbs eventually veered onto the sidewalk, where multiple people including Lilian Guy, Francis Hinds and Stephanie Pouchie were standing. Gibbs crashed into the group, completely crushing Guy’s right foot
Grace Mahata (not real name) is a Jehovah’s Witness nurse and on this particular day she had problems deciding whether administering a blood transfusion to Dyson would not put her in bad terms with her church and her God. Mahata who until this day had been in the nursing profession for three years took a