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  • Organ Donation Cons

    help is catastrophic. Not only does organ donation help the people who receive the transplant, the family of the deceased often finds comfort knowing that their loved one is ‘living on’. On Feb. 14th, 2012, Zac Wildhaber, who was a recent graduate of this high school, was killed in a vehicle accident. We all think it won’t be ‘us’ but none of us are invincible. Zac’s family made the right decision by consenting for him to be an organ donor and have since started a organ donation program to increase the awareness of how important it is. In the words of his parents, “ Zac is greatly missed every single day. We find much joy in knowing that Zac has helped so many people. This is the most comforting feeling anyone can experience in the face of death. Without organ donation, Zac’s story is a tragic loss. With organ donation, Zac’s story is a tragic loss that ends with a lot of love and healing for all involved.” Through Zac’s donations, there were five organ transplants and 46 life-saving or life-altering tissue transplants. (“Zac’s Challenge”) People who are live donors often feel the gratification of helping someone else, whether to a family member or a complete stranger, which is a strong act of human…

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  • Organ Donation Problem

    century, the average life expectancy in almost every country has increased dramatically due to the development of medical treatment, including organ transplantation. This medical method can potentially save and improve many patients’ lives, but unfortunately, there still are some difficulties in fulfilling its potential. This essay will illustrate the causes of the poor rates of organ donation and the possible solutions in three particular areas which are the health care system and laws, the…

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  • Analysis Of Organ Sales Will Save Lives

    allow people to sell human organs. This outcome causes thousands of people to die each year, creating chaos around the world. Mackay and the other author’s want to convey their message to the government on why this catastrophic problem should be fixed. Since this essay is written on the subject of organ sales and Mackay’s essay was written back in 2004 some information may be dated, however not much has changed to fix this issue. "Are Ban on Kidney Sales Unjustifiably Paternalistic" by Erik…

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  • Organ Donations: The Gift Of Life

    Is it the organ waiting lists, the possibility of organ rejects, or insufficient quantity of donors? However, organ donations doesn’t discriminate, it offers the gift of life to another contribute for tests and experiments to find cures. Research has proven these ongoing challenges which seems to exist even in 2016 the complexity of timely organ donors, transplant issues and unutilized deceased bodies. The struggle isn’t just to plead for donors the challenge is the high percentage of deaths…

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  • Essay On Reverse On Organ Donation

    their lives will be shorter than if they had healthy organs. It is tragic that nearly sixty percent of those on wait lists will pass before a transplant becomes available despite the large number of potential organs existing as a result of the natural annual death rate (Cotter 599). More needs to be done to match the healthy organs from the deceased to those who have a need. The best option to increase the rate of organ donation in the United States is to pass legislation in favor of…

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  • The Benefits Of Organ Donation

    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…

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  • Papu Yadhav Case Analysis

    hospital claimed that her doctor husband has removed 2,000 corneas while the patients were 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…

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  • Should Death Penalty Be Legal?

    Capital punishment results in death by execution. Capital punishment is legalized in 31 states and abolished in 19 states (Death Penalty Information Center). I believe the death penalty should be legal in all 50 of the United states in the form of first degree murder. First degree murder is In order for someone to be found guilty of first degree murder the government must prove that the person killed another person; the person killed the other person with malice aforethought; and the killing was…

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  • Analysis Of Joanna Mackay's Essay Organ Sales Will Save Lives

    In Joanna Mackay’s essay “Organ Sales Will Save Lives”, she expresses her ideas towards making it legal to sell and buy organs. Mackay explains that the regulation of organ sales could save thousands of lives annually. I believe that there are many moral issues associated with her point of view. Ethically, I do not think people should be able to buy an organ from another person. End-stage renal disease is very common among Americans. There are waiting lists miles long of people who are waiting…

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  • Joanna Mackay's Essay, Organ Sales Will Save Lives

    patients have come to their last resort. It is a high risk-high reward situation. With nothing having to do with the surgery being documented, there is not anyone to turn to if something goes wrong. Nothing is more valuable than one’s life, so the patients are going to extreme measures in order to stay alive. I truly do not see any wrong by the patients who took measures into their own hands. A solution that was mentioned in the essay that I agree with is that it should be legal for humans to…

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