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Those Who Do Not Know Their Opponent's Arguments Do Not Completely Understand Their Own.

This book is one volume of the highly Acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints Series Developed by Greenhaven Press.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737742213
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 4/17/2009
  • Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints? 11

Introduction 14

Chapter 1 What Factors Impact Organ Donors and Recipients?

Chapter Preface 19

1 Organ Donation: An Overview U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 21

2 Organs Are Not Allocated Properly President's Council on Bioethics 29

3 Demographics Can Impact Organ Donation Kieran Healy 35

4 The Organ Transplant Process Is Biased Against the Disabled Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations 45

5 Religious Beliefs Can Impact Organ Donation Elizabeth Lynch 50

Periodical Bibliography 57

Chapter 2 How Can Organ Donation Be Increased?

Chapter Preface 59

1 Allowing the Sale of Organs Will Increase the Number of Donations Gary Becker 61

2 Allowing the Sale of Organs Could Cause Serious Problems Sheila M. Rothman David J. Rothman 68

3 Paired Donations Will Increase the Organ Supply David J. Undis 78

4 Paired and List Donations Are the Wrong Way to Increase the Organ Supply Sam Crowe 88

Periodical Bibliography 96

Chapter 3 What Are the Ethical Issues Surrounding Organ Donation?

Chapter Preface 98

1 A Variety of Ethical Issues Surround Organ Donation Gerald D. Coleman 100

2 Declaration of Cardiac Death Is an Ethical Reason for Organ Donation J.L. Bernat, et al. 109

3 Declaration of Cardiac Death Is Not an Adequate Reason for Organ Donations Leslie Whetstine, et al. 118

4 Prisoners Should Be Permitted to Donate Organs L.D. de Castro 123

5 Allowing Prisoners to Donate Organs Is Unethical Jay Baruch 132

6 Children Should Not Be Organ Donors Michele Goodwin 139

Periodical Bibliography 149

Chapter 4 What Is the Future of Organ Donation?

Chapter Preface 151

1 Animal-to-HumanOrgan Transplants Can Be Successful Roger Barker 153

2 Animal-to-Human Organ Transplants Are a Failure People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals UK 159

3 Replacement Organs Can Be Grown The Economist 166

4 HIV-Positive Organs Can Be Transplanted into HIV-Positive Patients Gregory W. Rutecki 170

5 The Internet and Transplant Tourism Are Questionable Sources for Organs Liliana M. Kalogjera 175

Periodical Bibliography 186

For Further Discussion 187

Organizations to Contact 189

Bibliography of Books 194

Index 197

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