Explain The Ethical Dilemmas Of Donating Organ And Tissue After Death

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INTRODUCTION:
Organ and tissue donation after death is an established part of medical practice. Nowadays many people are not sure of whether to donate or not to donate their organ and tissue for transplantation after death. The decision to donate organ and tissue after death is an ethical issue. This ethical decision depends on two different perceptions: a) whether to donate or not to donate one’s own organs or tissues after death b) whether to donate or not to donate the organs or tissues of a relative who has just died.
The main aim of this article is to provide brief knowledge regarding the ethical issues raised against donating organ and tissue after death and also for decision making for above issue.
Our India is a multicultural community. It is important that all the members of our community feel sure that their views on organ and tissue donation and transplantation are respected. It is important that
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The main reasons behind why some people decide to donate organs after death and why some people decide not to donate their organs because making a decision after a death of a relative is very difficult rather than taking a decision for one’s own in advance are discussed over here.
ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION:
Organ transplantation is an effective treatment for many patients facing severe disability or premature death due to organ failure. An organ transplant is a surgical process where a damaged organ in human body is removed and replaced with a new one. All organs are not transplanted. The term “organ transplant” specifically refers to transplants of the solid organs like heart, lungs, kidneys, liver, pancreas and intestines. Other organs which can also be donated are: eyes, ears, nose, nerves, brain, skin, skeleton, gall bladder, stomach, tongue, mouth and muscles.

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