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    be eligible for a heart transplant, possible recipients would: • Have to be in good health, besides from the heart failure • Have to be most likely to die without undergoing the transplant • Have to be able to handle the drug treatments and examinations that would follow on after the transplant • Have to be unsuitable for other therapies • Most likely be 70 or younger (Criteria in order from 1-5, 1 being the most important) 1. Most likely to die without undergoing transplant; I think this is…

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    Should organ transplants be performed? Organ donation is a process that surgically removes an organ or a tissue from one person to another who is capable of receiving and utilizing the organ. In the 18th century, the first organ transplants occurred, but the process solely consisted of transplanting an organ from an animal to a human. The surgeries that the doctors performed resulted in failure; the patients died in a few days or during the surgery (Human and Health services). Animal organs do…

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    Organ Transplants Introduction Topic: Organ transplants Purpose statement: I want to educate my audience about organ donation matching process, the requirements to donate and to receive organs, and how donations can be found. I. The need of an organ. A. The history of organ transplants. B. How organ transplants can save your life. II. Today I wanted to inform you about the organ donation matching process and the requirements to donate and receive organs and how donations can be found Intro:…

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    able to, the amount of organs available for transplants are limited. With that being said, what if alcoholism is the cause of their situation, or what about an 85 year old retired priest? Do they deserve to get a second chance? There’s 16,000 people that need liver transplants, but only 6,000 organs available per year. While it isn’t illegal to turn someone away or deny them from an organ transplant some may see it as unethical. When considering a person for an organ transplant there’s a lot of…

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    Extended Response-Organ Transplants Part A Heart transplants are only available to those who have end stage heart disease and have tried all other options. It can also only be obtained by someone who has an expected life of at least 5 years post-transplant and who can potentially return to an active life. Anyone who suffers from cardiogenic shock, intractable symptomatic heart failure which cannot be treated, requires permanent mechanical cardiac support, has frequent discharges from an AICD or…

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    world have the potential to save one to many lives. These people are called organ donors. People who have organ failure need to replace that failing organ to live, and organ donors give those people what they need to survive. Although organ transplants seem perfect and issue-free, there are many ethical dilemmas in the world of healthcare, in which some deal with organ transplants. An ethical dilemma in the organ transplant process comes with contact between the recipient and the donor and if…

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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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    called “Encourage the Golden Rule of Organ Donations, Transplant Coverage,” that provides crucial information on the significance of organ donation. In the essay, Roth incorporates his proposal, the Golden Rule, which permits health insurers to limit transplant coverage for patients who refuse to be organ donors. The legislation would require insurance companies to provide information at each policy renewal about how their policy holders can register to become organ donors. This essay was…

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    As the lead surgeon in a major hospital, and by virtue of seniority and the key decision maker for organ transplant cases, involving Jerry, 55-year-old male, a family man and mid-level manager, Lisa 12-year-old female with lifelong health issues, Ozzy, 38-year-old male who happened to be a homeless drug abuser, and finally Dr.Doe, 35-year-old male an oncologist and also Lisa’s dad. Who are all waiting and hoping for suitable heart to become available and a quick sound decision to be made…

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    year, hundreds of people in the United Kingdom die while waiting for organ transplants. There simply are not enough organs available. In an effort to curtail these deaths, scientists in the United States have begun research into human-pig chimeric embryos. These embryos are carried inside sows with the expectation that eventually they will be carried to term and born with human organs that can be transplanted to patients on organ donor waiting lists. It is an ingenious solution, but some people…

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