TITLE

Organ procurement: Let's presume consent

AUTHOR(S)
Moustarah, Fady
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/27/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2, p231
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Argues for a presumed consent policy on organ donation. Organ transplantation increasing the survival rate and quality of life for people with end-stage organ failure (ESOF); Demand being higher than supply causing rationing decisions; What can be done to avoid allocation decisions and save lives of people on transplant waiting lists; Objections to a presumed consent policy.
ACCESSION #
191733

 

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