To begin with, I partially feel that the selling of organs should be morally permissible including the procurement programs run by the States that offer financial compensation to living donor as long as the donor is not coerced even if his financial status is not good, lacking capacity, ill-informed or manipulated and helps those recipients who are genuinely in need. This way the donor achieves both purpose viz compensation and life of recipient. As we all know, organ donation is a noble act and can save many lives, however, there are pros and cons on the subject. There are black marketers and hence legalization to reduce the influence of these bodies and implementation of legal compensation organ donation program is a must to decrease the amount of business going to the Black Market and also minimize exploitation of the donors, specifically poors. Despite stringent laws it is
Since removing your kidney is a riskier procedure than donating your hair, receiving money for the process will influence people to donate. Adding kidneys to the accepted list of organ sales can cause an uproar both good and bad, but may overall benefit those in need. The process of organ donations in the United States is an unstable procedure, but with the improvement in the system black markets can be stopped, awareness can be improved, and more lives will be saved. The effects and outcomes from those in need of a transplant are quite impressive. As of August 2017, 116,000 men, women, and children were on the national transplant waiting list.
Great job! I like the way you answer #2, it’s easy to understand and your conclusion extremely concise. I concur, Obamacare’s high deductibles is causing a problem to health entities and patients. However, doctor’s office must try to collect cash in the begin of the cycle to minimize a loss. Hospital also offer charity programs for patient’s that meet financial criteria.
People should be allowed to sell their organs because it would bring more good rather than harm. Considering that most things that are considered moral and ethical generally have the basis that the main idea is for it to bring more pleasure than pain, then selling one’s organs would be not only ethical but also moral. Having this been said allowing people to sell their organs that they do not need to survive would generally help thousands. It would also prevent people from suffering from a thing commonly known as Transplant Tourism. Transplant Tourism is when individuals travel to third world countries in search for organs especially when their time is running out.
By detecting incurable cancers earlier, it is possible to harvest organs such as kidneys (cancer.org, 2014). If the cancer is going to spread quickly and chances of survival are slim, a patient can choose to end their life to stop the cancer from spreading to the vital organs so they can still donate them. By doing this, more people in need of organs can receive organs, resulting in more lives saved. Furthermore, if less money is going toward trying to extend the life of terminally ill patients, and instead goes toward saving the lives of those who can be saved to live a longer life, it makes ethical sense to have doctor-assisted suicide to allow those patients to pass on. Second, legalization of DAS will allow patients to be at ease knowing they can leave the pain.
If this proposal actually went into effect, it would be much easier to receive help if you had a damaged organ. Organ transplants in the present day are very expensive even if you have health insurance with high coverage. Another problem is that some organs are so high in demand that there is a waiting list, on which patients can remain for months or years. Increasing the number of donated organs would increase the number of operations which in effect would bring down the expenses and eliminate organ waiting
Then there are those who boast of their marble flooring and overhanging chandeliers and golden door knobs. They compete with each other, to be more luxurious than the next. These “ boutique “ hospitals or 6-7star hospitals, charge a lot for their services and their mark-ups can be 100-200 percent on some items. We have nothing against “ boutique hospitals “, but it would be very unfair to include the cost of care there into the healthcare budget as private healthcare expenditure. Afterall, healthcare is for making people well to return back to society, not to let them be pampered with luxury at our expense.
First, it reduces the demand for organ harvesting from strangers which have turned into a lucrative industry exploiting the poor and disadvantaged who sell their organs for money. The news regularly covers people from low-income communities or developing countries who are forced to sell their organs to gain cash. They get a paltry sum, but considered high enough compared to their monthly incomes, for selling a kidney. However, the surgery may be botched when done in unhygienic settings (due to the need to hide these illegal surgeries and in places in which organ harvesting is banned) and the seller may have medical conditions for life that would prevent him from working. In short, he received a short-term payment but lost his long-term ability to earn money.
Shortage of cadavers and live donors have been escalating at an alarming rate. The various approaches for tackling the shortage of organs include increasing the live donor pool, accessing more deceased organs, expanding split donation, and paired donor exchange [REF29].These strategies follow standardized management systems, which guarantees efficient donation processes and split donation is not as successful as whole organ donation. The deceased organ source is mainly donation after brain death and donation after cardiac death is recently practiced [REF23].But organs donated after cardiac death is inferior in success rate. Paired exchange is another successful strategy for dealing with incompatible donor and recipient. A willing donor’s organ
Organs are in short supply, many people think they’re a donor but they really are not. With the opioid epidemic there is an increase in unusable organs. So many people are not very uncomfortable thinking about surgeons cutting you open and getting organs out of your body, but honestly you don’t need them after you die. Imagine the 8 live you can save with one simple act of kindness after you leave this world. On your driver 's license do you see that red heart that can change so many lives?
Usually the medication advertised has more problems than the condition it is treating. In addition, advertisements have changed the doctor-patient relationship. DTC advertising has changed the way doctors and patients communicate for worse. Naomi Freundlich writes in her article about medication advertisements: “Fewer than 10% of physicians believe direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) is a positive trend in health care. Doctors report that they now spend more time explaining to patients why an expensive new drug is no better than the one they already take, or that the patient isn 't suffering from a nebulous condition like fibromyalgia, just the normal aches and pains of aging.” This pressures physicians to prescribe when patients come in requesting a particular newer (not necessarily better), more expensive medication by name.