Ethical Considerations in Organ Transplants


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David L. Perry
Davidson College
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The ability to keep someone alive by replacing one or more of their major organs is an astounding achievement of 20th-century medicine. Unfortunately, the current supply of transplant organs is much lower than the need or demand for them, which means that thousands of people die every year in the U.S. alone for lack of a replacement organ.
Keywords organ transplant supply  transplant organ distribution
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