Are Transplant Doctors Causing Brain Death?

American College of Physicians, Amy Fiedler, Arizona, bioethics, brain death, cardiac arrest, death, doctors, heart, heart death, heartbeat, irreversibility, Jahi McMath, Medicine, MedPage Today, Nebraska, new york, normothermic regional perfusion with controlled donation after circulatory death, NRP-cDCD, organ farms, organ-transplant surgery, science, University of California San Francisco
A new and highly problematic means of obtaining organs is pushing the boundaries of the “dead donor rule." Source
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China Credibly Accused of Organ-Harvesting Atrocity

Apple, atrocity, Boeing, brain death, China, cornea, Culture & Ethics, Department of State, hearts, human rights, kidneys, lethal injection, livers, lungs, Medicine, Nike, organ harvesting, People’s Republic of China, PR department, prisoners, private sector, Religious Freedom Restoration Act, skin, South Carolina, United States
Last week, the Independent Tribunal into Forced Organ Harvesting from Prisoners of Conscience in China issued its final report concluding that China engages in the systematic human-rights atrocity of killing political and other prisoners and harvesting their organs. (I wrote about the preliminary report here.) It is a horrific account to which woefully inadequate attention has been paid. Shocking Evidence Over more than 500 detailed pages, the report presents shocking evidence of horrific human-rights abuses, including from witness testimony, analyses of public records, and reviewing of scholarly reports. The question presented could not be more disturbing. From the final “Judgment”: If the accusations are true, then thousands of innocent people have been killed…having their bodies — the physical integrity of their beings — cut open while still alive for their…
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