Monday, September 20, 2010

The Ethics of Donation after Cardiac Death

David Magnus, PhD

September 17, 2010
13 minutes 8 seconds

The debate continues on the ethics of donating organs after cardiac death. How do we make sure patients do not suffer, or that their dying is prolonged? When is someone truly dead, meaning that their organs can be used for transplant?

David Magnus of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics provides some answers and insights in this edition of the Bioethics Channel.

Link to podcast here.



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