The Problems of Organ Donor Shortage
- THE THIN FLAT LINE: REDEFINING WHO IS LEGALLY DEAD IN ORGAN DONATION AFTER CARDIAC DEATH. Harrington, Maxine M. // Denver University Law Review;2009, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p335
The article focuses on the issues concerning a pilot program to recover organs from those dying on the streets of New York City. It states that the government is proposing to expand the donor pool by deploying a rapid organ-recovery ambulance under a federally-funded grant. In connection, the...
- Organ Donation: For Whose Sake? Fellner, Carl H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Oct73, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p589
Provides information on volunteer donorship for organ transplantation purposes. Pros and cons of the use of living donors versus cadaver donors; Significance of the voluntariness of decision-making to the transplantation team; Reasons of donors for volunteering donorship of organs.
- 10 facts about organ donation. // St. Clair Journal;8/31/2011, Vol. 6 Issue 37, pC4
The article presents facts about organ donation including a tremendous need for it, any age is the right age and the support of most religions in the U.S. to the give of life as an act of charitable giving.
- Approach to Management of the Heartbeating 'Brain Dead' Organ Donor. Darby, Joseph M.; Stein, Keith; Grenvik, Ake; Stuart, Susan A. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/21/89, Vol. 261 Issue 15, p2222
Addresses the management of the multi-organ donor within the intensive care unit. Donor management issues; Application of a rational physiological approach to increase the supply of functional organs for transplantation; Donor recognition and evaluation.
- Organ Donations Rise More than 5 Percent in 2000. // Health Care Financing Review;Summer2001, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p203
Reports that organ transplants in the United States increased in 2000 compared with 1999. Total number of organ transplants in 2000; Percentage increase in the number of living donors; Comparison of the number of donors from cadavers; Statement of United Network for Organ Sharing president...
- Tissue transplantation. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS110
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Donor and recipient information: How much to share?,' B. McQuarrie et al.
- Immanuel Kant's categorical imperative and the brain-dead patient. Kompanje, Erwin; Groot, Yorick // Intensive Care Medicine;Jun2015, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p1153
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about Kantianism approach to mandatory retrieval of organs for transplantation from brain-dead patients, published online on April 30, 2015.
- Elective ventilation for organ donation: law, policy and public ethics. Coggon, John // Journal of Medical Ethics;Mar2013, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p130
This paper examines questions concerning elective ventilation, contextualised within English law and policy. It presents the general debate with reference both to the Exeter Protocol on elective ventilation, and the considerable developments in legal principle since the time that that protocol...
- Is providing elective ventilation in the best interests of potential donors? McGee, Andrew John; White, Benjamin Peter // Journal of Medical Ethics;Mar2013, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p135
In this paper, we examine the lawfulness of a proposal to provide elective ventilation to incompetent patients who are potential organ donors. Under the current legal framework, this depends on whether the best interests test could be satisfied. It might be argued that, because the Mental...