Friday, November 4, 2011

No Need To Be Dead To Give Up Your Organs

I'm not quite sure what the shock is here. The slide toward harvesting organs from living patients is already under way - and has been for a while.
Shock: requiring death before organ donation is unnecessary, say experts
Because organ donors are often alive when their organs are harvested, the medical community should not require donors to be declared dead, but instead adopt more “honest” moral criteria that allow the harvesting of organs from “dying” or “severely injured” patients, with proper consent, three leading experts have argued. more

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