Islam and End-of-Life Practices in Organ Donation for Transplantation: New Questions and Serious Sociocultural Consequences
Rady, Mohamed Y.
Verheijde, Joseph L.
Ali, Muna S.
HEC(Heathcare Ethics Committee) Forum 2009 June; 21(2): 175-205
Allowing to Die; Assisted Suicide; Attitudes; Attitudes to Death; Brain; Brain Death; Cadavers; Cardiac Death; Consent; Death; Determination of Death; Ethics; Euthanasia; Historical Aspects; Islamic Ethics; Legal Aspects; Life; Muslim World; Organ Donation; Organ Procurement; Presumed Consent; Prolongation of Life; Sharia; Suicide; Terminally Ill; Third Party Consent; Transplantation; Religious Ethics; History of Health Ethics / Bioethics; Donation / Procurement of Organs and Tissues; Definition of Death; Attitudes Toward Death; Informed Consent;
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