TITLE

INCREASING CONSENT FOR ORGAN DONATION: MANDATED CHOICE, INDIVIDUAL AUTONOMY, AND INFORMED CONSENT

AUTHOR(S)
Cotter, Hayley
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Spring2011, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p599
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the legal implications of the increased number of individuals in the U.S. consenting to organ donation. Topics include the difference between presumed consent and informed consent, the legal implications of mandated choice, and the reasons for the shortage of donated organs in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
69797367

 

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