Organ Donation and Transplantation

May 18th, 2016
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Organ Donation and Transplantation Participate in the Week 6 Discussion Forum. Discussion Prompt 1: ¥ Recall this week's presentation. Does a person in need of an organ transplant have a moral right to obtain that transplant, supposing the availability of the needed organ? Discussion Prompt 2: ¥ How should we choose who gets a transplant, supposing that there are not enough organs for all who need them? From presentation video: “Moral Right: a privilege to act in a specific manner or to obtain a specific benefit because one is a moral agent living in a community of moral agents under a moral standard. Does a person in need of an organ transplant in order to survive have a moral right to that transplant?” Instructions: I would like to have at least one citation per discussion prompt from the book I attached, and one from the internet if you feel the book does not provide enough Information. The discussion does involve stating your opinion majority and to back it up with reference and cita

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Surname 1Students NameInstructorCourseDateOrgan donation and transplantationAdvanced modern surgical techniques have made the possibility to have a damaged ordiseased organ to be replaced by organs from cadavers or living donors. Many people die in U.Sand around the world while waiting for organ transplants. These tragic deaths are preventable ifmore transplants organs are available. Every day there are hard choices that are to be made todecide who will die or will live. Therefore, there is growing intense pressure to distribute scarceorgans such as kidneys, lungs, hearts and livers for more than 10,000 people who are on thewaiting lists. Furthermore, this pressure is worsened because the number in the list is growingenormously than the rate in which the organs are supplied. Renowned philosophers and policymakers have found quite a hard time in suggesting noncontroversial ethics surrounding organdonation and transplantation. Since the first successful organ transplant, particular nations suchas U.S has engaged in a heated public opinion about social and ethical dimensions concerningorgan transplantation. Moreover, the financial obstacles are inhibiting access to

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