Clarifying the paradigm for the ethics of donation and transplantation: Was 'dead' really so clear before organ donation?

@article{Shemie2007ClarifyingTP,
  title={Clarifying the paradigm for the ethics of donation and transplantation: Was 'dead' really so clear before organ donation?},
  author={Sam David Shemie},
  journal={Philosophy, ethics, and humanities in medicine : PEHM},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={18 - 18}
}
  • Sam David Shemie
  • Published 2007 in
    Philosophy, ethics, and humanities in medicine…
Recent commentaries by Verheijde et al, Evans and Potts suggesting that donation after cardiac death practices routinely violate the dead donor rule are based on flawed presumptions. Cell biology, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, critical care life support technologies, donation and transplantation continue to inform concepts of life and death. The impact of oxygen deprivation to cells, organs and the brain is discussed in relation to death as a biological transition. In the face of advancing… CONTINUE READING

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