what is interesting is the fact that thier stand on blood has changed, now u can have the ingredient parts but not the whole sandwich which is still the same thing. years ago no transplants now its a personal decision one in which one may have been disfellowshiped. whether wt had a big part in bloodless surgy or not doesnt change thier past. also its clear that at times that if only a transfusion will save you life wt says you should die for your faith. wt capitilizes on the fractions to act as thier helping jws because the fact is most jws dont look into the matter to make a decision. I also think since wt isnt looking to lose more witnesses they dont follow thier own stricked rules on the matter or because it a heavy toppic even for elders. I myself would alway be nervouse that i would as an elder be called to the hospital to deal with the blood issue for a br. or sis. first and formost because the did not prepare themselves and i myself dont think i could or would understand all the medical hoopla. Many long time witness who want to do the right thing and dont understand all that medical hoopla just put down no blood no blood cause the dont understand the fraction stuff, and affraid to take blood and sin..
my oppinion is like most normal people if i can do with no blood and or take a fraction that just makes sense and it would have happened with or without jws help. there are so many variables. No one should be judged either way but is best for us in any and before if possible medical situation to be as informed as possible .