Non-Heart-Beating Organ Donation: A Two-Edged Sword
Welie, Jos V.M.
HEC (HealthCare Ethics Committee) Forum. 1996 May; 8(3): 168-179.
Allowing to Die; Attitudes; Brain; Brain Death; Cadavers; Cardiac Death; Clinical Ethics; Clinical Ethics Committees; Coercion; Conflict of Interest; Death; Decision Making; Dehumanization; Determination of Death; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Family Members; Futility; Hospitals; Institutional Policies; Intensive Care Units; Organ Donation; Physicians; Resuscitation; Standards; Terminally Ill; Time Factors; Tissue Donation; Wedge Argument; Withholding Treatment;
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Frader, Joel (1993-06)While procurement of organs from donors who are not "brain dead" does not appear to pose insurmountable moral obstacles, the social practice may raise questions of conflict of interest. Non-heart-beating organ donation opens ...