The And Future Of Organ Donation Essay
donor, that may be possible.
The concept of organ donation is a very important idea, especially in today’s medical
community. In this paper I will discuss the history, present and future of organ donation ranging
from its beginnings in the 8th century B.C. to modern technology and techniques. I will also
discuss the difficulties surrounding awareness of becoming an organ donor, including religious
views; the different theories on how to get more people to donate their organs as well as the
critical responses that are opposed to those ideas; and alternatives to organ donation such as
human grown artificial organs. The goal of this paper is to increase awareness of just how
important organ donation is.
Organ Donating is the process of obtaining healthy organs in the body that can extend the
life of someone else through transplant. The process is very simple but can vary from state to
state. Some states ask people if they would like to put their approval for organ donation on their
driver 's license and some have an official way of registering people for it. However, it is always
best to just fill out a donor card and carry it in a wallet or purse. It is most important that a
potential donor talk to their family about their wishes because the family is given the final
approval before an organ donation can take place.
According to the American Transplant…