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    Organ Donation Beneficial

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    Organ donation is the act of surgically removing an organ from one individual and transplanting that organ into another individual. This process is necessary because the receiving individual's particular organ has failed and in order to survive they must accept a functioning organ. Therefore, organ donation is necessary to save lives. Although, in order to have the organs available, the community must be willing to donate their organs. Overall, to greatly increase the amount of organs available,…

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    Papu Yadhav Case Analysis

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    still alive. The body of the patients were then secretly incinerated. In China, organ transplantation has been condemned as impossible to understand and unethical. Critics claimed that death row prisoners may feel pressured to donate their organs. Even when it is against certain prisoner’s religion or cultural beliefs, they are still being forced to donate their organs in order to fulfill the demand of human’s organs. Every single…

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    Organ harvesting is a worldwide market that is illegal is every single country except for one. The process of selling organs is illegal in the United States and is referred to as the black market. Many people are willing to sell their organs in exchange for a great amount of money, so the people who run the black market, known as organ traffickers, target patients who have become desperate after waiting for the impossible. The illegal sale of organs is a world-wide problem that involves human…

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    With just a click of a mouse on donatelife.net or selecting “yes” to organ donation when applying for a driver’s license, one can simply register to become an organ donor. Organ donation is viewed as a heroic act and is highly encouraged in the United States because in total, there are about 120,000 Americans waiting for organ transplants. To understand the eligibility of organ donations, one needs to have knowledge of the types of death and its impact on the person. Of the 2.2 million people…

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    In an opt-put approach which Rippon (2012) calls an ‘aversive approach’, you would automatically be an organ donor when you are born unless you decide before death to ‘opt-out’. In Canada, we currently have an opt-in approach, which Rippon (2012) calls the ‘presumptive approach’. This means that you need explicit consent from the individual or next of kin before organ removal is allowed. You would then either have to register in a database to become a donor at some point in your life or be given…

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    Organ Shortage

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    life-saving organs from transplants. Unfortunately, the demand for transplant organs is higher than what can be provided by donors. According to the National Institute of Health in early 2011, more than 110,00 patients were on a nationwide waiting list to receive an organ as a result of organ shortages (NIH para. 4). It is estimated that, on average, twenty two patients die each day due to complications that arise while waiting for a new organ (United “At a Glance”). Sadly, getting an organ is…

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    The Organ Lottery In a world where there are not enough organs for people who need them, there must be a way of deciding who receives one and who doesn’t. I propose that a type of lottery system be used. Everyone will receive at least 1 entry in the lottery that cannot be taken away. Entries will then be added or taken away based on certain criteria. These criteria include organ utility (maximizing happiness per organ), dependability (if the person has a family who is depending on him/her),…

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    Organ transplants save thousands of lives each year and are considered one of the most significant medical innovations of the past century. Despite that, each year, the number of patients on the waiting list continues to grow, while the number of donors and transplants remains stagnant. One solution scientists are investigating in order to solve this problem is xenotransplantation, a procedure which involves the “transplantation, implantation, or infusion of live cells, tissues, or organs from a…

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    Organs for Sale, the Good, the Bad and the Moral Dilemma End-stage organ failure is the most common diagnosis for those awaiting an organ transplant. Currently the waiting list for a donor organ has reached a critical level with approximately 123,000 men, women, and children waiting for a donor organ, with an additional person being added to the national waiting list every 12 minutes. (see table 1) Unfortunately 21 individuals will die every day before a donor organ ever becomes available and…

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    Organ Donor

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    Why You Should Be an Organ Donor Everyday approximately twenty-one people die while waiting for a transplant (Citation). Being an organ donor can impact and save countless lives. What many people do not know about being an organ donor is that they can still have an open casket funeral; donation is only considered after a patient has passed away, and they can save many lives. Donors can still have an open casket funeral which is another worry to some. This is a common misconception as well.…

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