Is the Canadian health care system ready for donation after cardiac death? A note of caution

Doig, Christopher James
October 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/10/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 8, p905
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the approaching trend of non-heart-beating organ donation or donation after cardiac death (DCD) in Canada. The author expresses that he does not support DCD because it is a major change in end-of-life practice and poses significant ethical problems for end-of-life decisionmaking in intensive care units.


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