"An Ignoble Form of Cannibalism": Reflections on the Pittsburgh Protocol for Procuring Organs From Non-Heart-Beating Cadavers
Fox, Renee C.
KENNEDY INSTITUTE OF ETHICS JOURNAL 1993 June; 3(2): 231- 239
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"An Ignoble Form of Cannibalism": Reflections on the Pittsburgh Protocol for Procuring Organs From Non-Heart-Beating Cadavers Fox, Renee C. (1993-06)The author discusses the ways in which she finds the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center protocol for procuring organs from "non-heart-beating cadaver donors" medically and morally questionable and irreverent. She also ...
DeVita, Michael A.; Vukmir, Rade; Snyder, James V.; Graziano, Cheryl (1993-12)Organ transplantation is an accepted therapy for major organ failure, but it depends on the availability of viable organs. Most organs transplanted in the U.S. come from either "brain-dead" or living related donors. ...
Ethical, Psychosocial, and Public Policy Implications of Procuring Organs From Non-Heart-Beating Cadaver Donors Youngner, Stuart J.; Arnold, Robert M. (Working Group on Ethical, Psychosocial, and Public Policy Implications of Procuring Organs From Non-Heart-Beating Cadaver Donors, 1993-06-02)This report will discuss the complex clinical, ethical, cultural, psychological, and public policy implications of using NHBCDs [non-heart-beating cadaver donors]. The genesis of this report was a conference designed to ...