Rethinking the Ethics of Vital Organ Donations: Accepted Medical Practice Already Violates the Dead Donor Rule. Explicitly Jettisoning the Rule-Allowing Vital Organs to Be Extracted, under Certain Conditions, from Living Patients-Is a Radical Change Only at the Conceptual Level. but It Would Expand the Pools of Eligible Organ Donors
Nov 01, 2008; Mr. Jones, aged thirty, is lying in a bed in an intensive care unit, breathing with the help of a respirator. His face looks...