Canterbury DHB


Acute bleeding in the adult patient who declines blood products


Please refer to flowchart: Acute Bleeding in Patients who Decline Blood Products. After the individual’s particular views towards blood products etc have been established, and if the patient has refused to consent to the administration of various blood products and/or other interventions obtained, the medical management can be summarised as follows (adapted from [3]):

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Document Owner:

Julia Czuprynska and Richard Seigne (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

August 2014

Next Review:

August 2016


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Topic Code: 47848