Presumptuous Consent

by The Center for Bioethics and Culture on June 16, 2010

By Jennifer Lahl, CBC National Director

Since organ donation became the recommended treatment of choice for many patients with end-stage organ failure, the controversy over the number of available organs for transplant and the solutions to addressing the shortage of much needed organs for those on waiting lists has been an on-going discussion. Proposed solutions typically include payment for organs, denial of organs to some patients, or changing consent practices . . . Continue Reading at . . .

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