The Benefits Of Organ Donation

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Having a loved one pass away can be a traumatic experience, but it is also an opportunity to help someone struggling to hold on to their life. Not only can they continue to live on through someone else, but they could save many lives. Not only could they save many lives, but they could improve up to 50 people’s lives (Consumer Health).
One of the newest medical procedures is organ transplants. Rather than making patients wait three years for a transplant, hospitals can utilize this technique. It could greatly diminish the time frame in which patients have a small chance of procuring an organ they need (Shafer et al.). However; there are also major concerns involving organ donations and transplants, such as the risk of infections worming their
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Organ donors and their families can receive many benefits after confirming they are organ donors. One of these benefits is money. If someone agrees to give up their organs after death, they can receive tax donations as an “in-kind reward of payment of federal expenses”(Dennis). Another one of these benefits is preferred status on the organ donation list (Dennis). Therefore, if an organ donor is in need of an organ they will have a greater likelihood of obtaining the organ than someone who is not.
One of the plus sides of the law is, “The presumed consent law was associated with increased organ donation rates” (Rithalia et al.). More people in need of organs will be able to get them in a more timely manner. Doctors and nurses try their best to keep the patient alive, but if they patient dies and they are a donor the donation process
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Why should they go to waste? Rather than having bodies rot underground in a box, they could be helping people. Each body can give at least ten different donations and improve the lives of even more (Organ Donation). Organ donation should be legal in every state because not only does it help individuals, it helps whole families. Furthermore, being a donor is free. There are no extra fees to be an organ donor; no medical expenses will have to be paid by families for organ extraction. Anyone can donate their organs. It doesn’t matter how old, how young, how tall, how muscular, how much money you have or what race you are. All blood types can give their organs, all religions can give their organs, anyone can donate their organs, their is no discrimination. If you want to donate your organs, no matter who you are, you can (Facts About Organ

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