Every ten minutes, someone is placed on a waiting list for an organ transplant, and every year the number of patients on this waiting listing continues to grow exponentially while the number of available organ transplants does not grow so quickly (organdonor.gov). This organ shortage represents a huge issue in the medical community, and numerous issues arise from the ethical principles involved with organ donation. The ethical dilemma in the case of Ruth Sparrow deals with whether it is ethical or unethical to allow people to sell their organs. This issue creates another dilemma about whether it is ethical or not to buy these organs. Each issue will be addressed separately as two different problems with two distinct answers.
Refusal of Organ Donation After Death Organ donation definition: it takes healthy organs and tissues from one person(the donor) for transplantation into another(the recipient). An organ transplant may save a person's life, or significantly improve their health and quality of life. Main Social Problem: Refusal of many people to donate due to many factors and obstacles. A chronic shortage of organs for transplantation has and continues to be one of the most controversial pressing health issues in many developed countries.During the previous decades, society’s behavior with regard to organ donation remains reluctant. A survey showed that although people plainly accept to offer their organs for transplantation, when a person
According to, Stewart Pinketon," the cost or medical bill that the patient will be paying will also cost too much since they are using higher quality of anesthesia to be injected in the patient's body". (Pinketon, 2017). I agree with Mr. Pinketon, the high cost can be unaffordable for some patients, which would prevent them from taking advantage of these advanced robots. Given these points, the advantage and high cost that these robots are giving, patients will be required to weigh their situation in cost convenience and the effectiveness of the robot on the
This can lead to negative patient outcomes because tests and care that could save the patient’s life are delayed because the ambulance had to travel to another emergency department which may be miles away (O’Shea, 2007). The increased patient load means that the emergency department staff has to work that
In additional, organ donation process can help people to get more benefits such as increase life span, improve quality of life, and less expensive than treatment. Doctors have mentioned that there is a shortage organ donation in the world especially in the develop countries and that shortage related to lack of awareness, religious leaders, and fear of health complication. To begin with, many studies and research show that lack of awareness can be the most important reason of shortage of organ donation. Narrow-mindedness comes from many significant aspects that can lead to this shortage. For example, Low education and lack of knowledge that relates to organ donation and how organ donation can give people who are suffering from chronic disease glimpse of hope.
(Transplantation l UNOS, n.d.) If you have a deadly disease, or a failing organ, you may consider having an organ donation. Unfortunately for you, there is a long waiting list. If enough people donate their organs, the list will be a lot shorter. You can donate your organs by being an organ donor, so when you die, your organs are donated to people who actually need them. There are some organs you can donate while you are still alive, like one of your kidneys, portions of your liver, lung lobes, portions of your intestines, and your uterus.
“Health care is an essential requirement for well being” (Maruthappu). All over the world, health care is a constant concern because of the difficulty maintaining quality and affordability. In the United States, health care reform has been a huge debate topic. The purpose of health care is to satisfy the medical needs of an individual. However, this is considered a “luxury” to many, because millions of low income families cannot afford the same care as the middle or high class.
Unlike the Surgery service or some Specialist Out-patient Clinics, it also the medical services that all the citizen can use. If the Health Protection Scheme cannot cover the basic medical services, it is not useful enough for the public. On the other hand, Under HPS, the elderly and high risk person have to pay a high amount of premium. But there are benefit limits of this plan, the subscribers have to pay the exceed benefit limits of individual item. Furthermore, it can not have them solve the problem of high payment of the drug.
Despite decades of public education about the virtues of organ donation, the waiting list and the transplantation just gets longer. Because the fact of the matter is that we have an ever-increasing aging population that will consistently outstrip these supplies. What is organ donation? Organ Donation is when a person allows healthy transplant-able organs and tissues to be removed, either after death or while the donor is alive, and transplanted into another person. Common transplantations include: kidneys, heart, liver, pancreas, intestines, lungs, bones, bone-marrow, skin, and corneas.
Twice higher time of operation leads to increase of time under anesthesia. As a result, long anesthesia may lead to potential risks for the patient as brain disorders (Perouansky and Hemmings 2009). Therefore, despite the fact that robotic surgeries are quite advanced, it takes much time which can lead to the negative