TITLE

Not Dead Yet: Controlled Non-Heart-Beating Organ Donation, Consent, and the Dead Donor Rule

AUTHOR(S)
Gardiner, Dale; Sparrow, Robert
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics;Jan2010, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the medical ethics in relation to controlled non-heart-beating organ donation (NHBD) and dead donor rule(DDR) in the U.S. It states that informed consent is the appropriate consent for medical procedure to be carried out while the patient is still alive. It argues that registration for organ donation must not be taken as a reason to undergo premortem interventions.
ACCESSION #
47572236

 

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