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Critical Thinking: Can a hospital override a patient about a Blood transfusion?

Could a hospital override the patient's belief if it is not in the patient's best interest. Meaning, could they force a blood transfusion (we sign admission forms that give the hospital full rights, correct?) and if so, do you think this is ethical and a good use of critical thinking? Why or why not?

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In my opinion a hospital should not override the patient's beliefs or values, unless the patient happens to be underage and/or is not in a ...

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In a paragraph, the solution discusses the actions of a hospital in terms of legality, ethics and beliefs.