The controversy over organ donations after cardiac death

This growing trend is troubling some bioethicists:

Some doctors and bioethicists, however, say the practice raises the disturbing specter of transplant surgeons preying on dying patients for their organs, possibly pressuring doctors and families to discontinue treatment, adversely affecting donors’ care in their final days and even hastening their deaths.

(via White Coat Notes)

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