Patient files suit against Conn. hospital for unwanted transfusion

02/26/2009 | Connecticut Post (Fairfield County-Bridgeport)

St. Vincent Medical center in Bridgeport, Conn., is facing a lawsuit on the grounds that is administered a blood transfusion despite a patient's request based on religious grounds not to be given the procedure. The hospital has said that it should have followed the patient's request but maintained that "there was a proper medical reason for the transfusion."

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