Importance of Organ Donation Essay

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    Do Organ Donations Save Lives or Destroy Them? There are different arguments as to why or why not a person should be an organ donor. The first argument that is considered is if doctors should have a say if the person should donate their organs or not. Another argument amongst organ donors is that if the relatives of the patient should be the one to decide if that person should donate if that person is unable to give consent to do so. The patient’s religious views are also a reason why someone…

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    Increase Pay For Kidneys

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    grows, the question for whether kidney donations should be compensated has become controversial among people from different fields. Some people, especially bioethicists and religious scholars, are against compensation of kidney donations because it negatively affects donors’ altruism and brings about ethical problems. However, I think the government should set up a fair and transparent transplant system, where people get fixed compensation for living kidney donations. It would be effective to…

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    with the idea, Katie was able to save two little boys and two grown men (Huston). Since her parents chose to donate Katie’s organs, they were able to save four people’s lives. This is inspiring because it demonstrates how a little action can impact the lives of many out there waiting for an organ donation. In order to receive an organ donation the person needing a donation is put on a waiting list. The waiting list is determined by how urgent they need the…

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    The Future Of Organ Donation

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    up to eight people’s lives, would you do it? If you’re an organ 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…

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    technology and donation, the de- mand for organ, eye, and tissue donation still vastly exceeds the number of donors. A national study commissioned by DLA in 2004 showed that 91% of adults support the idea of donation, only one in three is aware of steps for committing to becoming a donor, since procedures differ from state to state. More than 123,000 men, women and chil- dren currently need lifesaving organ transplants. Every 10 minutes another name is added to the national organ…

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    Organ Donation General Purpose: To Persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to become organ donors. Introduction Attention Getter: According to OrganDonor.gov, on average, 79 people a day receive lifesaving organs. But every day, 22 people also die waiting for an organ donation. Reason to listen: Knowing that you’re an organ donor means knowing that you will one day…

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    other individuals by giving their life and most priced organs for the well-being of another. Some fear to give because of the knowledge they will gain from the study of the regulations involving organ donation, and the fear of knowing their health status as Duboz stated that “fear of catching diseases, lack of information, religious beliefs and fear of knowing the result of one’s HIV test.” (Duboz et al. 2010), prohibited them from the organ…

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    a member of the list their future is sealed. Organ donation, a nationwide epidemic that claims the lives of numerous people a day; with thousands of people dying every day it would seem we would have a plethora of organs but that is not the case. Everyone remembers their first time getting their license, but before getting the license every eligible customer is asked if they would like to become an organ donor. In public everyone is for organ donation because they don’t want to be seen by…

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    donor 19.8% or 98, 30.2% or 149 informed their family of their donation. Those who had prior experience with organ donation were 4.3% or 21 who knew of someone waiting for an organ and 23.5% or 116 knew someone living or deceased who was a donor (Anker, & Feeley, 2011). The researchers’ consideration of the organ donation study in the context of a bystander intervention model might also contribute to a larger literature on organ donation decision making. In traditional models…

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    who they choose to experience these life choices with. Is organ donation one of the choices on an individual’s mind? It is not until a tragic event occurs that the choices being made are forced to be addressed and the magnitude of the choices are realized (Scheve, 2008). Organ failure is not prejudice. Organ failure does not specifically happen to the young or just the old, nor does it favor men over women. The statistics show that organ failure is a part of every gender and age. There are…

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