Organ Donation Term Paper by supercalifragilistic

Organ Donation
A brief look at some of the ethical dilemmas associated with organ donation.
# 97408 | 806 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 14, 2007 in Biology (Bioethics) , Medical and Health (General) , Ethics (General)

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Organ donation is removing specific tissues of the human body for transplanting or grafting into another person. Both cadavers and living persons can be donors, but both also have to fulfill certain criterion in order to eligibly donate. This paper examines how bioethics, politics and personal issues have arisen in concern of organ donation.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Richard Perez-Pena. "Turning the Grief-Stricken Toward Organ Donation". NY Times (The Metro Section) pg B1. Jan 16, 2007
  • Robert D. Truog, M.D. The Ethics of Organ Donation by Living Donors. The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 353:444-446. August 4, 2005.
  • Mayoclinic Staff. Organ donation: Don't let myths stand in your way. April 4, 2007.

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