Saturday, December 21, 2019

Euthanasia Organ Donation And The Effects On Organ Shortages

Kiley Ferreira October 12, 2014 ENG106 Professor Tiedt Euthanasia Organ Donation and the Effects on Organ Shortages â€Å"The shortages in transplantable organs worldwide not only leads to unnecessary death, but also to grave human right abuses though illegal methods of procuring organs† (Statz, 2006, p. 1).With the decrease in solid organs available, the demand for organs increase and fail to meet the needs of patients facing organ failure. The only options to receive an organ includes receiving an organ from a family member, begin turning to the black market, and to be put on a waiting list for transplantation. Today, people fail to express concerns for their behavior that has resulted in organ failure, such as high fat diets, smoking, drug use, and alcohol use which in return elevates persons in need of an organ, as well as the waiting list increasing, and organ shortages becoming the negative result (Ubel, Baron, Asch, 1999, p.1). With these results, as well as the organ shortages thousands of patients result in death each yea r waiting for an organ on the transplantations waiting list. With this thought in mind, questions of how to defeat the organ shortage becomes the primary concern. Consequently, we can consider organ donation euthanasia as an alternative decision in how to evaluate the number and quality of organs to reduce the shortages and increase the number of people living. Organ donation after euthanasia can be explained as a patient characterized in a futileShow MoreRelatedAnotated Bibliography3235 Words   |  13 PagesThesis: Organ Donors should be able to have the right to choose if their organs after death will be donated to another without any complications even if they die of brain death or euthanasia, inside or outside a medical facility, as well as laws should be put in place or an alternative method stating that their wishes no matter what the family thinks, due to ethical or moral issues, should be honored. Organs are going to waste every year because not enough people are donating their organs. ManyRead MoreThe Ethics, Utilitarianism And Deontology1891 Words   |  8 PagesIn this assignment I am going to using my class notes and hand outs to describe what ethics, utilitarianism and deontology is. I will then be explaining the arguments between organ donation and transplantation. Lastly I will be identifying the rights of individual patients the responsibilities they have. 1.1 Ethics are moral principles that affect how people make decisions and live their lives. Ethics focuses on what is the good for individuals and society. Ethics are involved in how to live a good

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