Be A Doctor To Save Lives

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“You don’t have to be a Doctor to Save Lives” (LUMS EMS). Scientists say that organs from one donor can save or aid as many as fifty people. By definition, Organ Donation is the act of taking healthy organs and tissues from one person for transplantation into another. Organs that can be donated include; internal organs (Kidneys, heart, liver, pancreas, intestines, and lungs), Skin, Bone and Bone marrow, and cornea (MedlinePlus). Organ Donation usually happens when a person dies and has given prior consent or by the permission given from his/her next of kin to decide whether or not to donate his/her organs, however, death and sickness don’t happen by the books, sometimes a person has or wishes to donate an organ while he is alive. In that case…show more content…
As stated before, organs donated only from one body can save up to fifty people. In addition to being beneficial for the ones in need, it is, from a slightly selfish point of view, something you can be proud of and will make you feel good about yourself. First, in a study published in 2010 in The Journal of Social Psychology, researchers performed a survey they called “The Life Satisfaction” survey using eighty six people who were put into three different groups. The examiners assigned the first group to do an act of kindness each day for ten days, the second group was also assigned to try something new each day for ten days, and the third group wasn’t assigned anything. After ten days, the researchers noticed a significant increase in the level of happiness of the first and second group, however, there was no change in that of the third group. Similarly, when a person donates an organ he needs to acquire the importance of his action. Hence, you will want to be as healthy as ever to be able to keep this title you earned for as long as you can, and even after you die, even then a part of you will not. Your organs will help someone else, and your memory will remain for the grateful people who receive your organs. A touching example is that of Kenneth P. Moritsugu, a public health representative, says in his article “The Power of…show more content…
Therefore, organ donation doesn’t have to be in the minute a person desperately needs it. One can donate his/her organ to science to have scientists experiment it and find solutions for different kinds of diseases. Doing that helps discover a treatment for people who are not eligible to get a transplant but are in a near end-stage organ failure. For example, the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) is dedicated to assist researchers in educational medical centers, universities, and hospitals to improve the field of medical research through organ, tissue, and eye donation. CORE tends to provide the donor families opportunities to donate organs for experiments that may lead to treatments at the end of the experimentation. In October 2012, CORE moved into its state of the art Brian Broznick Surgical Suites and Research Pavilion where scientists will be able to work on grafts for the research. That includes the whole and partial organs (Heart, liver, kidney, and lungs), tissue, and

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