Question of the Week # 29

A 10 year old girl who is a Jehovah’s witness is brought to the ER after a car accident. She needs IV fluids and transfusions. The mother refuses consent for fluids and transfusions, saying its against her religious beliefs. Your next step: 

A.  Order the fluids and transfusions, overruling the mother.
B.  Get an emergency court order 
C.  Get an emergency ethics consult
D.  Agree with the mother and not give the treatment

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12 Responses

  1. a

  2. a

  3. A. Order the fluids and transfusions, overruling the mother

  4. A

  5. a

  6. a

  7. A

  8. A

  9. aaa

  10. Lol, i posted the explanation to this question in the last one! Dang me and Dr. Redd on the same wavelength having fun 😉

    • with reference to previous question 😉

  11. …and the official answer from Dr. Red is…?

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