Could the organ shortage ever be met?

  title={Could the organ shortage ever be met?},
  author={Mairi Levitt},
  booktitle={Life sciences, society and policy},
The organ shortage is commonly presented as having a clear solution, increase the number of organs donated and the problem will be solved. In the light of the Northern Ireland Assembly’s consultation on moving to an opt-out organ donor register this article focusses on the social factors and complexities which impact strongly on both the supply of, and demand for, transplantable organs. Judging by the experience of other countries presumed consent systems may or may not increase donations but… CONTINUE READING
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