Ealth care ethics and cultural diversity
Child N is five years old. On her way to school, she was knocked down by a lorry and sustained serious injury. She is taken by ambulance to hospital. Doctors establish that child N has a massive hemorrhage of such proportions that, unless blood is transfused, she will die. Her parents are Jehovahs Witnesses, and interpret the bible as saying blood transfusion is a sin. They refuse to allow Child N to receive blood.