Surgery and religiosity

Jimmy J. Brown, Taiwo G. Ijaduola

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Variances in religious practices and beliefs require health care providers to find alternative ways of meeting medical standards of care in cases where religious beliefs preclude the use of blood transfusions or blood products. We report a case of head and neck tumor with low hemoglobin in which we utilized temporary arterial ligation to aid in minimal blood loss.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-112
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the National Medical Association
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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