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Organ Donor Is The Right Thing

- You have six months to live. That 's what the doctor tells you, obviously are devastated by the news but there is a glimpse of hope. only 24,314 people are ahead of you on the heart donation list. Unfortunately due to the high demand of organs and the lack of organ donor 's there 's a very good chance you will not receive a heart in time. The only way to change that is to increase the amount of organ donor 's out there which is precisely why am here today. I would like you to become an organ donor so that together we can help save lives of people who are in need....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ, Organ donation, Heart]

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Everyone Should Be An Organ Donor

- Everyone should be an organ donor. Organ donation saves lives. The life that is saved could be your own or a loved one. Millions of people are already registered as organ donors. Everyone else should join these “heroes” by signing up to be a donor. According to the National Foundation for Transplants, “there are more than 121,000 patients that are waiting for their lifesaving organ or tissue transplant. And every 11 minutes, another name is added to the list, but only 45% of Americans are registered as an organ donor” (National Foundation for Transplants)....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Liver]

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Organ Donation : An Organ Donor

- All people in the world can choose to save a life, but not everyone will. Organ donation is when organs are surgically removed from one person’s body and given to another’s. Some organs like the kidney can be donated when people are still alive. However, an easy way for people to be an organ donor is to register for when they die. By donating organs when people die many lives can be saved. Everyone has the option to be one. Finally, all people should choose to be an organ donor when they die because it saves lives their family can be positively impacted, and medical advancements can be made....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, SAVE]

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Organ Donation : An Organ Donor

- I am an organ donor, are you. Organ donations can help many people around the world, all you have to do is tick a little box at your local Department of Motor Vehicles (D.M.V.). People do not ask to have organ failure, they just do. Who are we to deny someone else the chance to live, if all we have to do is just share our organs when we are finished with them, we can not take them with us so what are you going to do with them. Lives may come and go, but organs can be passed on to the next person in need....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Legal death]

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Being A Donor Of Blood

- When I was younger I know that there was a specific reason that I chose to not be a donor even a donor of blood. I felt as though if I was to give some part of myself to another person the idea that the person might turn into a clone. The thought of having another “Raymond” out in the world terrified me. I assumed whoever would receive my blood would one day wake up to realize that they were no longer who they set out to be, but rather the transfusion have made them into someone unrecognizable. After analyzing the decision that I have kept since I was younger....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Death]

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Being A Donor Of Blood

- When I was younger, I know that there was a specific reason that I chose to not be a donor even a donor of blood. I felt as though if I was to give some part of myself to another person the idea that the person might turn into a clone. The thought of having another “Raymond” out in the world terrified me. I assumed whoever would receive my blood would one day wake up to realize that they were no longer who they set out to be, but rather the transfusion has made them into someone unrecognizable. After analyzing the decision that I have kept since I was younger....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Death]

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The Cell Wall Of The Donor Cell

- Introduction Gene transfer is defined as the act of DNA being passed from one bacterial cell to another cell. This can be accomplished via transduction, transformation, and conjugation. Conjugation occurs when DNA between two temporarily conjoined cells is transferred, transduction is the transfer genetic material by plasmid or bacteriophages, and transformation is when extracellular DNA is incorporated into a cell (Madigan, Martinko, Stahl, & Clark, 2012). Naked DNA, DNA which lacks histones, is transferred from the donor cell to the recipient....   [tags: Bacteria, DNA, Gene, Plasmid]

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The Lamentation With Saints And A Donor

- Throughout the Renaissance, religion played a large role in the society. It was very common to make Christian-related paintings, for example, the crucifixion of the Christ or lamentations in late medieval Christ paintings at that time in order to spread the religion . Further explored by André Malraux, it is known within this period that art was made intentionally to tell a story, depicting a civilization through fiction, whereas their aesthetic value takes second place. One example that related to this argument is “The Lamentation with Saints and a Donor” by Bartolommeo Di Giovanni, a late Renaissance painting, made around 1480 – 1510 CE, a piece found in one ofs one of the collections at t...   [tags: Renaissance, Middle Ages, Aesthetics]

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Anonymity Within Donor Parents

- “Mommy, why don’t I have a daddy?” My precious two year old daughter asks from under a pile of stuffed animals, peering at me with those big, chocolate brown eyes. I can almost feel my daughter’s sadness in the air. She is the sweetest little girl ever, but if she were to know that I don’t even know who her father is, she would be crushed. “Because, sweetie, I can love you all by myself.” I swiftly answer trying not to look her in the eyes, so I don’t cry. I feel quite proud of myself, coming up with that all on my own, right on the spot....   [tags: Egg Cell Donors, Ethical Dilemma]

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Become an Organ Donor

- Become an Organ Donation Organ donation is a sacrifice that can touch many people through one person’s unselfish gift. Granted that gift most often comes after a tragic loss of a loved one. As the bearer of three functioning kidneys, I have always considered organ donation to be the expected norm. But today, the focus will be to enlighten you on the reasons to consider organ donation. Organ donations are needed for every age group, race, and ethnic groups. Each person should take the opportunity to extend the gift of life to another individual through organ donation....   [tags: health, transplantation]

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Second Chance: Donor Donation

- ... Joseph Murray and the surgical team transplant lead to the identical twin, Richard to many healthy years with his new kidney. After Dr. Murray's success with transplantation many organs soon after were tried to be transplanted. The United States would have lost a significant amount of lives without pushing through the unsuccessful trials. In America today, there is a serious organ shortage. At least eighteen people die each day waiting for their lifesaving organs. A wise man once said, "Give my sight to the man who has never seen a sunrise a baby's face or love in the eyes of a women....   [tags: waiting list, body parts]

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Be A Super Hero Become An Organ Donor

- Be a Super Hero Become an Organ Donor Everyone should be an organ donor. Organ donation saves lives. The life that is saved could be your own or a loved one. Millions of people are already registered as organ donors. Everyone else should join these heroes’ by signing up to be a donor. According to the National Foundation for Transplants, “there are more than 121,000 patients are waiting for there lifesaving organ or tissue transplant. And every 11 minutes, another name is added to the list, but only 45% of Americans have registered as an organ donor” (National Foundation for Transplants)....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Liver]

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Persuasive Speech: Why Be an Organ Donor

- Specific Purpose Statement: to persuade General-purpose statement: to persuade my audience to become organ donors and sign up online Central Idea: my central idea are what organ donation is and how it works, arguments against organ donation and refutations, and how to become an organ donor and benefits of organ donation Good evening, everyone I want to start by doing a quick poll, just raise your hand once I asked the question. Has anyone here ever saved a life from ending. If a good portion say, “you can save even more people by becoming an organ donor.” If not a good portion say “who here will save someone’s life if it is as easy as writing two word?” You are all in luck....   [tags: Persuasive Speech]

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Saving Lives, One Donor At A Time

- Saving Lives, One Donor At A Time Imagine you 're on your way home from a long day on a Friday afternoon. You come to a stop and receive a phone call from your brother. He says that while at the doctor today, he was told that he needed a kidney transplant. After doing some research you find out “the lowest average cost for a transplant and related services, based on billed charges for the first year alone, was $262,900 for a kidney in 2011” (Number of organ-transplant candidates registered). This overwhelming scenario is not out of the blue in relation to organ transplants in the United States, as “kidneys are the top hit on the waiting lists [of people in need of an organ transplant], at 80...   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Legal death]

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Why You Should Be A Organ Donor

- Why You Should Be A Organ Donor Look at your life now. Think of your future. Think about what you want to become, your aspirations, ambitions, and goals for yourself. Many of us, in this very room are seniors; we are about to graduate high school and enter a critically imperative phase in our lives, our opportunities are endless, the world is at our feet. No one can tell us that we can’t become what we wish. We alone have the power to pursue what we exemplify to be greatness. Now envision having all that torn away from you, the certainty and strength of knowing that you can fulfill your dreams, the hope that you will one day accomplish all your goals and make your mother proud....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Donation]

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Benefits Of Donor Tissue And Save Lives

- Introduction The worldwide demand for cells, tissues and organs for transplantation far exceeds supply. People are dying while on waiting lists for transplants. Several ways to provide more donor tissue and save lives are being investigated including changing donation systems and legislation, sourcing tissue from animals and stem cell therapies (The University of Waikato, 2011). Each country has its own organ donation system, rules and regulations. Some systems may result in more donors than others, but ultimately, donation rates are strongly influenced by peoples’ cultural, spiritual and religious views (The University of Waikato, 2011)....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ, Skin, Human]

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Your Organ Donor Status Matters

- "I think you should automatically donate your organs because that would turn the balance of organ donation in a huge way. I would donate whatever anybody would take..." -- George Clooney According to the Organ Procurement and Transportation Network, a branch of The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, there are over 134,000 people awaiting the lifesaving gift of an organ in the United States. At sixteen, all I could think about was getting my license and finally gaining my independence....   [tags: Argumentative, Persuasive Essays]

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Should Organ Donation Be An Organ Donor?

- Today in the United States, there are numerous amounts of people who are waiting for some form of a transplant. Studies show that if you were to ask a group of people if they know someone who has either had a transplant or is currently waiting for one, statistics would show that most people would reply that they do know of such a person. Sadly, the need for organ donation is much larger than the number of people who sign up to donate their organs in the case of their death. According to The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, "Every day in the United States 17 people die waiting for an organ and more than 80,000 men, women, and children wait for life-saving organ transplants." Choosing to be an org...   [tags: Organ transplant, Kidney, Chronic kidney disease]

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Children of Donor Insemination: A Child's Right to Know

- There are couples where one member is infertile, there are women or men who may want to raise a child on their own, and there are homosexual couples―these are all people, who need help in order to procreate. They can turn to gamete donors in order to pursue the goal they have of procreating. One half of the child’s genetic material would come from someone who would be raising the child, while the other half would come from a donor. In this essay I intend to argue that it is ethically appropriate to inform children who are conceived by means of an egg or sperm donor of their biological origins and, in the case that they wish to know, the identity of their non-social, biological parent....   [tags: Infertility, Insemination, Parenting, Children]

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Donor

- Donor The book starts by telling about the problems occurring in the hospital where Michael works. Too many patients are dying of causes that would not normally kill them. When Michael watches a little girl's life slip away despite the best that modern medicine can deliver, he becomes depressed about his choice of careers. Across town, a popular and prominent Congressman dies - his skull shattered by a shotgun, but police investigators determine the death to be a suicide. Despite what they say, the Congressman's beautiful young daughter, Shannon Donnelly, stubbornly refuses to believe that her father took his own life....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Become an Organ Donor‎ Today

- As his family’s month-long vacation to Italy approached, seven year-old Nicholas Green became increasingly excited about the trip. The rosy-cheeked second grader devoured books on Roman history. He announced that Julius Caesar was his new hero. Nicholas showed great interest in the Greek and Roman myths that his mother, Maggie, read to him, particularly the one about Persephone. She was the young goddess kidnapped by the King of the Underworld but, because of her mothers grief allowed to return to earth for a few months each year....   [tags: Persuasive Essay]

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Informed Consent: Significance in Living Donor Education

- The transplant nurse coordinator is the main source in providing education to the transplant patient and their families. Education is provided through informational learning sessions, teaching manuals, and the internet. Recent regulations mandated nationally by the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) have made informed consent standardized. The addition of informed consent will add to the education process as it provides living donors with information to make well-informed decisions regarding their future health....   [tags: Transplant, Transplant Nurse, Patient, Education]

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The Process Of Ensuring Successful Placement For Donor Organs

- Introduction This writing assignment is about Sarah Murnaghan a ten-year-old girl who had cystic fibrosis. Sarah’s parents were concerned about her health and got a court ruling to temporary change the under-12 rule for lung transplants. This court ruling raised several questions for the public, therefore, one should argue to show favor for the court ruling and against the court ruling. The process of ensuring successful placement for donor organs requires information such as age, body mass index (BMI), the donor’s cause of death, and whether they had diabetes mellitus, are key considerations for matching organs to potential recipients (De Pauw, De Vries, Laufer, Meiser, Rahmel, Smits & Zuck...   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Cystic fibrosis]

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I am an Organ Donor

- I am an Organ Donor As we stood over the precisely dissected bodies, trying to distinguish between the phrenic and vagus nerves, the greater and lesser omentums, and the left and right gastroepiploic arteries, I inadvertently looked away from my prosection and saw Stephanie (one of the TAs) walking across the room carrying a human head face down against her palm. This sight forced me to recognize a truth about these prosections; these body pieces, picked clean of fat and connective tissue, were at one time all components of a complete, living human being like each of us enrolled in Human Anatomy 101L....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Aid for Donor Interests

- Lack of development in countries in the so-called `Third World' has many political and economical reasons. Historians explain the inadequacy of developing countries with the early imperialism and the resulting colonization of the South. Exploitation of mineral resources, deforestation, slavery, and the adaptation of foreign policies shaped the picture of today's suffering and struggling civilizations and natural rich continents. The omission of concessions and equal negotiations between dependency and supremacy give rise to the contrast of enormous resources and immense poverty in developing countries is....   [tags: Politics]

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Organ Donation: A Right or a Wish

- A family is grieving. Their seventeen year old daughter was just pronounced brain dead after extensive treatment following a motor vehicle accident left her life sustained only by machines working in place of her vital organs. Midwest transplant team was notified to talk to the family about saving other’s lives by donating their daughter’s organs. On the patient’s driver’s license was a little heart showing her wish to be an organ donor, but because of her minor status, her wish was not legal consent....   [tags: Organ Donor]

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Donor Assisted Reproduction

- Should Children Born from Donor-Assisted Reproduction Have Access to Information about their Genetic Parents. Donor-assisted insemination is a process that enables a woman to conceive a child through the donated sperm/egg of a male or female. Donor insemination is a technique that has been used around the world for fifty eight years. This technique is often used in situations where a man or woman suffer from infertility and are unable to produce children on their own. Donor-insemination is also used to help gay people or single people have children....   [tags: Biology Ethics Bioethics]

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University Fund Donor Thank You

- University Fund Donor Thank You Welcome donors, faculty, staff, and honored students, As she mentioned my name is John Smith and I'm one of the recipients of a Scholarship, which is directed toward students that major in the natural sciences and engineering. I wanted to give this speech today to let all of the donors know how grateful the university and especially all the students are for your contributions, and also to see some of the faces behind the scholarships. First I want to give some back ground on my-self and tell why I decided to come to this school....   [tags: Papers]

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The Article ' Gay Donor Or Gay Dad `` Written By John Bowe

- The article “Gay Donor or Gay Dad” written by John Bowe discusses the unique relationships Gay Men have with Lesbian couples to whom they have donated their sperm to. This article relates to Sociology of the Family because it discuses the different family relationships that have formed in result of the sperm being donated. Some gay men were able to achieve a good and healthy relationship with their child and their mothers, while some were kept distant from their child. Much of what is discussed in this article relates to the aspects of what we learned this semester because the family arrangements talked about in this article are a part of the many other family arrangements we learned of in...   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Marriage]

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Organ Donation : A Predictive Factor For Signing An Organ Donor Card

- Most people when you think of organ donation you think that it concess of someone giving up an organ or someone receiving one. There is a lot more behind this process then just someone donating or receiving an organ. A person has to take in consideration if the person wants to give up their organs, if their religion allows them, how to learn to cope with losing their loved one passing, and more. Organ donation could involve a community and details with a person 's culture beliefs. Organ Donation is one question everyone has been asked, depending on how we allow it to impact us and what we believe....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Donation]

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Persuasive Speech: You Should Be an Organ Donor

- Introduction: By this time tomorrow, 12 people in America who are alive right now will be dead. Not because they were in a car wreck, Not because they were gunned down, Not because their time had come, Not even because they weren’t in the hospital, but simply because they couldn’t be given a life-saving transplant in time. 12 people will die because the organ transplant they need will not be possible. Money’s not the issue here. It’s the lack of organ donors. Hi, my name is Casey, and I will tell you of the Extreme importance of becoming an Organ Donor....   [tags: Organ Donation]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Giving International Aid to Poor Countries

- Advantages and Disadvantages of Giving International Aid to Poor Countries Poor countries have been receiving aid from the international community for over a century now. While such aid is supposed to be considered an act of kindness from the donor nations or international bodies, it has led to over dependence among the developing countries. They have adopted the habit of estimating and including international aid in their national budgets to reduce their balance of trade deficits. It is believed that foreign aid is necessary for poor nations in order to break the cycle of poverty that ties their citizens in low productivity zones and so their economy will not be weak....   [tags: international community, donor nations]

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Waiting for an Organ Transplant

- Currently more than 118,617 men, women, and children are waiting for a transplant. With this high demand of organ transplants there is a need of supply. According to the OPTN Annual report of 2008, the median national waiting time for a heart transplant is 113 days, 141 days for lungs, 361 days for livers, 1219 days for kidneys, 260 days for pancreas, 159 days for any part of the intestine. With this world of diseases and conditions, we are in desperate desideratum of organs. Organ transplants followed by blood into a donating organ transfusions, are ways medical procedures are helping better the lives of the patients....   [tags: donation, surgery, donor]

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Assessing the Results of Neck Reconstruction in Patients with Burn Scars

- Background Neck reconstruction is considered as one of the most important surgeries in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. The present study aimed to assess the results of reconstructive surgery of extensive face and neck burning scars using tissue expanders. Methods This descriptive prospective study was conducted on 36 patients with extensive burning scars on the neck and face. Operation for tissue expander insertion was performed and tissue distension started two or three weeks later, depending on the patients’ incisions....   [tags: research, expanders, donor]

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Organ Donation: To Donate or Not to Donate

- To Donate or Not to Donate An ethical issue that many people face today is the donation of organs. Many people have a difficult time deciding on whether they should donate their internal organs after they have passed away. The image of their heart, liver, or kidney being removed from their deceased body is sometimes a frightening thought. The idea of lying in their casket without a complete set of organs tends to make people hesitant of donating their organs. However, within a few days, the body will disintegrate and decompose, including those organs....   [tags: Medicine, Medical, Organ Donor]

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The Ethics of Organ Transplantation

- Organ transplantation is apperceived as one of the most prehending achievements for preserving life in medical history. This procedure provides a means of giving life to patience’s who suffer from terminal organ failure, which requires the participation of individuals; living or deceased, to donate their organs for the more preponderant good of society. The question arises whether a person’s claim to determine what transpires to their bodies afore and postmortem should be respected. Traditional medical ethics lean toward preserving the rights of the person....   [tags: consent, donor, deceased ]

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The Pros and Cons of Xenotransplantation: Organ Donations

- Xenotransplantation The topic I would like to talk about today is called xenotransplantation. If you haven’t ever heard about xenotransplantation that’s okay, a lot of people haven’t. As you know many of the people who need organ donations need them because of new and old health issues. The worldwide demand for organs far surpasses the supply. A study done by the United Network for Organ Sharing in 2004 found that over one hundred thousand patients could have benefited from an organ transplant but only twenty-nine thousand were available....   [tags: health issues, donor organ]

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A Regulated Organ Market

- David Trujillo is a 29-year-old man who was born with renal dysplasia, which caused his kidneys to be too small to work correctly. He has needed four kidney transplants in his life, receiving the first when he was four years old. One kidney came from his father, his aunt, his uncle, and his brother. All four transplants have been successful, and without the transplants Trujillo would have to receive dialysis three times a week for four hours a day (Knoll, 2012). Trujillo’s family has been remarkably generous in donating their own kidneys to keep Trujillo alive....   [tags: Donor Demand Increase, Transplants]

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Concerns About Organ Donation

- Organ Donation Get him into the O.R. stat. After applying yourself to be a recipient for a donation, you will be added to the waiting list for that organ. This can take months, if not years. Receiving an organ can be sudden whenever an organ match has been found for you. We should reevaluate organ donation due to someone’s personal religion, inability to benefit the poor, numerous hospital visits, and potential endangerment to their own well being. Therefore, in 2009, organ transplants became a demand everywhere so abruptly that countless nationalities began selling their organs in return for money (HRSA 1)....   [tags: Organ Donor, Organ Selling]

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Why Are Some Many Kidney Organ Donations Within African Caribbean And Their Attitudes Towards Registering As An Organ Donor

- Why are there fewer Kidney organ donations within African-Caribbean minority groups in London. INTRODUCTION This research proposal aims to investigate why there are lower numbers of kidney transplants in African-Caribbean minority groups. Identifying the known factors which contribute lesser organ donations and how government policies and interventions are addressing the issue. Both quantitative and qualitative research methods were used to find out how kidney disease affects African-Caribbean people and their attitudes towards registering as an organ donor....   [tags: Organ transplant, Kidney, Chronic kidney disease]

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Poverty Reduction Report : Tanzania 's Problems With Donor Dependence, Corruption, And Faulty Implementation

- The Tanzanian Vision 2025 notes Tanzania’s problems with donor-dependence, corruption, and faulty implementation. But the IMF’s poverty reduction report for Tanzania related two more issues that Tanzania itself didn’t touch upon, inflation and the environment. The IMF’s Poverty Reduction Report goes into detail on the issue of the depreciating Tanzanian shilling, supposedly since 2005 the inflation rate for the Tanzanian shilling has been increasing and as of 2009 it sits at 12.1 percent. This is due to poor handling of natural resources which leads to higher production costs....   [tags: World Bank, Poverty, Millennium Development Goals]

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The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness

- The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness was developed to encourage aids to those countries which need it from countries that have resources to provide the aid. The main aim for The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness was to achieve aid effectiveness, to give support for countries that provide aid, and to strengthen their government so they could more productively work and support other. But despite of the fact that this declarations was worked up with due diligence and with aim to work in real life, not only on paper, there are a few points which weren’t achieved....   [tags: unattained recommendations, donor imposed policy]

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The Process of Buying and Selling Organs Should be Legalized

- Studies show that today several people die due to the lack of significant organs in the human body. Some organs are very important such as the kidney, liver and the heart. A human can live without one kidney, but can’t live without a heart. That’s why today it should be legal to buy organs from people that are willing to sell them. Buying organs can help someone dying or suffering to survive. Governments all around the world should overthink this issue and legalize the process of buying and selling organs....   [tags: transplantion, donor, benefits, black, markets]

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Chemistry: What is A Complexometric Titration

- Introduction: According to (Khan): A complexometric titration as defined by IUPAC as a volumetric titration where a soluble complex can be formed by titrating a metal ion with a ligand in an aqueous solution and a titrant is one of the reacts used in the titration. [4] M(H2O)n + L = M(H2O)(n-1)L + H20 [4] (Khan): further states, here L are the Ligand and which is formed via the complete replacement of water molecules by other ligands can occur till the formation of the MLn complex. “n” is the coordination number of the metal ion and represents the maximum number of monodentate ligands which can be bound to it [8] Figure 1: The h...   [tags: metal ion, donor atom, molecules]

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The Westward Expansion

- There were many people responsible for the westward expansion of the US. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark were one of the first Americans to precisely explore and map the western Territories. During their expeditions they were aided by a Shoshone woman named Sacagawea and her French-Canadian husband Toussaint Charbonneau, during which they served as translators. Their expedition helped path a way for thousands of settlers to move west. Jorge Donor was a settler who was emigrating to the west with a group of settlers (Known as the Donor Party) to settle there....   [tags: lewis and william clark, jorge donor]

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Ethical And Legal Aspects On Organ Transplantation

- Ethical And Legal Aspects On Organ Transplantation Recent reports of public figures receiving life-saving transplants have brought renewed attention to the scarcity of organs and the importance of organ transplants. Although more transplants are being performed in the United States each year the transplant waiting list continues to grow. It has been considered that the decrease in organ donors is due to the unsuccessful measures taken by health care professionals. This is a limited view of the matter because health care professionals are not directly responsible for the policies and other guidelines for procuring organs....   [tags: Organ Donation Donor Essays]

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The Importance of Organ Donation

- The Importance of Organ Donation      Each day approximately 6,300 people die and what makes this haunting is that presently there are 83,513 people waiting for organs to be donated, yet each day 17 people die because they do not receive a transplant (http://www.donatelife.net/facts_stats.html). These statistics show that people who are waiting for organ transplants have a good chance at being saved and get what they need. The sad truth is though, because of the lack of people willing to donate organs, many people will continue to wait for organs to save their lives....   [tags: Organ Donor Health Medical Persuasive Essays]

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Surrogacy Should be Banned in All States

- An article titled “Baby M and the Question of Surrogate Motherhood,” discusses the oldest court case involving surrogacy. In this case, the surrogate mother, Mary Beth Whitehead, decided that she did not want to give away the baby she had carried the past nine months. The couple that had hired Whitehead as a surrogate went to court to get their baby back and their case prevailed. The author of the article, Clyde Haberman seems to be unbiased and takes no stance on the issue. He does however bring up that although it is banned in some states, there is no national policy in place regarding surrogacy....   [tags: motherhood, moral, donor]

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Organ Donation

- Organ Donation Organ donation is a topic which contains many conflicting views. To some of the public population organ donation is a genuine way of saving the life of another, to some it is mistrusted and to others it is not fully understood. There are some techniques that can be used to increase donation. Of these techniques the most crucial would be being educated. If the life threatening and the critical shortage of organs was fully understood by the public, organ donation would more likely be on the rise....   [tags: Papers Organ Donor Medical Health Essays]

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Xenotransplantation

- Xenotransplantation Physicians today are faced with a growing list of patients awaiting transplants for organs that have failed, but there are not enough donors to meet these needs. Countries all over the world have a “human organ shortage” and the waiting lists for organ transplants only seem to grow longer (Melo 427). In the United States 62,000 patients needed a kidney, liver, or pancreatic transplant in the year 2001. Xenotransplantation, which refers to the transplantation of organs, cells, or tissues from animal species into human beings, has been heralded as a promising technology that will help us save more lives and lessen the dire shortage of transplantable organs....   [tags: Medical Research Transplant Donor Essays]

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Baby : A Child Conceived For The Main Purpose Of Saving A Healthy Child

- Imagine being married and having a beautiful healthy child. Do you think you would be happy. Now imagine being told that your child has being diagnosed with cancer and there is only one solution to saving your sick kid. How would you feel. Now, picture being told that the solution is creating a child in a different way, a way that is controversial in your own society; a way that goes against all your religious beliefs. Difficult to think about, right. Well the truth is, we do not know how it feels to be a parent, but picturing being in this situation seems really hard....   [tags: Blood, Hematology, Sibling, Blood plasma]

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The Mayan Languages of Guatemala and Mexico

- ... [xaro], col. [šaro]); (15), Spanish donor word - cebolla ‘onion’ (mod. [seβoya], col. [şebolʸa]); (19), Spanish donor word – cidra ‘a grapefruit-like fruit (mod. [siðra], col. [ṣiðra]); (20), Spanish donor word - vacas ‘cows’ (mod. [bakas], écol. [βakaṣ, vakas]); (22), Spanish donor word – rábanoṣ ‘radishes’ (mod. [ráβanos] col. [ráβanoṣ], [rávanoṣ]); Local Birds (11), Spanish donor word - patos ‘ducks’ (mod. [patos], col. [patoṣ]); Cooking and cooking utensils: (13), Spanish donor word - sartẻn ‘frying pan’ (mod....   [tags: linguistic comparison to Spanish]

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Anonymous Sperm and Egg Donation

- ... Others think that the problems they might have medically are not as serious as they potentially could be, so they do not think it is a big deal. They do not understand that the medical problems could be life threatening. It should be that donors should not be allowed to be anonymous because their children need to be able to find them in order to ask them about their genetic make-up. Wendy Kramer, the Donor Sibling Registry owner, mentions that, "With DNA testing and Google, there’s no such thing as anonymity anymore” (qtd in Lehmann-Haupt)....   [tags: in vitro fertilization]

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Organ Donation And Why It Is Important

- Many people are unaware of organ donation and why it is important. Organ donation can be described as, “Organ donation is the process of surgically removing an organ or tissue from one person (the organ donor) and placing it into another person (the recipient),” (Organ Donation Facts & Info). An organ donor can be a living or deceased person that is registered to be an organ donor, shown on their driver’s license. The question that people should know the answer to; what is considered an organ donation....   [tags: Organ donation, Organ transplant, Legal death]

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The Growing Need for Organ Donors

- ... After the organ is removed from the donor it is cleansed of all the blood and placed in a cool, sterile solution. The organ is then examined to assure that it is permissible for the transplant. Finally, the organ is shipped to the hospital where the transplant procedure will take place. Many “local organ procurement organizations” send letters to the donor’s family to inform them of what organs were able to be used for transplants. Also, very general information is given to the family about the person who received the organs while still protecting the privacy of the recipient (“How Does the Donor Process Work?”)....   [tags: transplants, preserved, doctors]

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Organ Donation As Ethical And Unethical

- Organ Donation Donna Vega West Coast University Abstract Organ donations plays a major role in health care today. With thousands of people all across the United States in need of an organ transplant, organ donations have become a benefit. Unfortunately, there is a shortage of organ donors because of the myths and facts associated with organ donation. With many people being placed on a waitlist, there are very few people willing to be donors. In addition, factors such as complications during surgery, incompatibility between donor and recipient, and surgical procedures can inhibit the likelihood of one undergoing organ donations....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Immune system]

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Ethical Dilemma # 3 : Privacy

- Ethical Dilemma #3: Privacy Donor privacy is an important issue that is addressed on a continual basis within the fundraising profession. With the Internet providing a wealth of information about a donor in today’s age it is important to ask the question what essential and nonessential information is needed in order for fundraising professionals to do their job. “Privacy- Organizations should neither obtain nor retain nonessential and highly personal information about donors in their paper or electronic files....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Confidentiality]

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Government Information On Organ Donation And Transplantation

- According to the U.S. Government Information on Organ Donation and Transplantation, “The current number of men, women, and children on the national transplant waiting list is over 119,000. Nearly 2 out of every 3 waiting are over the age of 50 and almost 2,000 children under the age of 18 are on the waiting list.” (Organ Donation Statistics, 2015). Unfortunately, the number of people waiting on the transplant list and the number of people who are registered to be an organ donor do not match. In fact, according to the U.S....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation]

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Psychological Issues Related to Sperm Donation

- Sperm donation has become an effective way to increase conception in single mothers, homosexual couples, and heterosexual couples who suffer from male infertility. Women have two options when choosing a sperm donor. One can receive sperm donation by unknown donors from sperm banks, who are males that remain anonymous and their identity is unknown. Another way to receive sperm is by a known donor who in most cases is a friend of the recipient or a person who is willing to expose their identity and can be a part of the child’s life....   [tags: children, father, homosexual couples]

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Healthcare Teams, And Poor Rehab Potential

- healthcare teams, and poor rehab potential (Weill, Benden, Corris, Dark, Davis, Keshavjee, & Snell, 2015, p. 3). Relative contraindications, from this same source, include age greater than 65, class I obesity, progressive or severe malnutrition, severe symptomatic osteoporosis, and mechanical ventilation to name a few (Weill et al. 2015, p. 4). As evidenced by the above information, there is a great deal that goes into screening and approving a person to receive a lung transplant, and this same meticulous screening process goes into approving a person for donating an organ....   [tags: Immune system, Organ transplant, Mycophenolic acid]

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Organ Donation: The Real Life Superheroes

- Do you want to be a superhero in someones life then you should consider being an organ donor. Why would I want to be an organ donor you may ask. Well for one after you die your organs could be used to help someone else live. Wouldn't that be cool, you could help people after you have passed on. You can be a organ donor at any age. You can also be a organ donor while you are still alive. The need is constantly growing for organ donors and it is very simple to be an organ donor when you die....   [tags: transplant, waiting, lives]

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Government Action Required For Organ Donors

- Government Action Required for Organ donors Organ donation has been on the down ward trend in the last couple of years with the need for healthy organ donors are on the rise. On the average day, twenty-two people die while waiting for on organ transplant list, while it can only takes one person to be a living donor to save a life, and in the case of being a donor after death, one person can save up to eight people. Since the gap between organ donation and the need for organs continues to grow apart, something has to be done to reverse this trend, and encourage people to become a living organ donor and to be an after death donor....   [tags: Organ donation, Organ transplant, Legal death]

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Ethics Of Interest And Outside Compensation

- 2. Ethical dilemma is when an individual had to decide between two options, both are morally correct but it is in conflict. Ethics is important because an individual needs to have an idea that something is morally good or bad. Not to mention, there are people who are untrustworthy; therefore, we need to able to make a judgment on who will affect us in an organization. For example, one bad practice that occurs in the real world is money laundering which is a bad practice that will affect the organizations and the public trusts....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Value, Moral psychology]

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Sperm Donation: A Viable Option

- ... According to the article “In Britain, a decline in sperm donors; Anonymous no longer, most say they want to help infertile couples, not just earn extra cash" by the Christian Science Monitor, this ban on anonymous sperm donation has vastly affected the number of donors, resulting in a shortage of sperm available for use. This action does not seem to be the most logical answer as it leaves many people wanting children without means by which they can do so. The effects on the donor conceived children could just as easily be reduced by other methods such as the creation of a national registry that includes more accessible data about their donor, such as medical issues the donor themselves m...   [tags: child conception, cprocreation]

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Important Decisions of Organ Donation

- Organ Donation Central Idea/Thesis: Organ donation is an important decision not only for the donor, but it is a significant decision for the life that you have the potential to save as well. INTRODUCTION I. Almost everyone would like to be considered a hero. When someone is a hero they are considered to be someone who is willingly able to risk their life to help and save someone else, whom they know or never met. They want to be able to say “I have saved a life.” By becoming an organ donor you will be able to say I am a hero because you will save a life....   [tags: body, religion, life]

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The History of Organ Donation

- Organ Transplantation I chose this topic of organ transplantation because it seemed to be something that people often do not think about of considered until it is effecting them personally. Most of the people don’t considered the fact that an organ donation could save a life because someone close to that patient could not due to unmatchable tissue types. Often time s people do not consider that organ transplantation is a last resort for someone. Organ transplantation also caught my interest when we mentioned something about it in class....   [tags: transplantation, ab-grown bladder]

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Organ Donation Should Be Mandatory

- Organ Donation Organ donation is a choice that everyone has. One may wonder what this is. Organ donation is when one person needs a vital organ, and receives a working one from another person. Most organ donations come from a person right after they have died, but it is still possible to donate your organs while you are alive. One cause to need an organ transplant is for medical conditions that may cause one or more of your vital organs to fail, when this occurs you may have the option to receive a transplant....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Legal death]

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Are Fresh Organs Commodities Or A Gift?

- Are ‘fresh’ organs commodities or a gift.  Treated as commodities and masked as a gift the harvesting of ‘fresh’ organs has become more and more of a controversial topic and one of considerable interest to medical anthropologists around the globe as transplant tourism continues to expand crossing geographic and ethical boundaries. Within the ‘biomedical perspective’ that individuals who are either donors or recipients of a ‘fresh’ organ have, ‘fresh’ organ transplantation is viewed as an ethical procedure, but to what extent and by what means....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Surgery, Organ]

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The Effect Of Donating Blood

- The Effects of Donating Blood “Donating blood is safe and easy, and takes less than an hour and one blood donation can help as many as three or four different people. In what other activity, can so little time do so much” ("Feel Prepared. Give Blood." ). Just think, if no one gave blood then how many people would still be living who really needed it. Despite all our medical advances, there is no good man-made substitute for human blood; this is why blood donations are so important. Some people strongly believe that donating blood is bad, but what people don’t know is that it actually has surprisingly good benefits like reducing the risk of cancer, burning calories, and even saving someone’s...   [tags: Blood, Blood donation, Blood plasma, Blood type]

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Money Should Not Be Given as An Incentive to Donate Organs

- Organ donation is when a donor with a healthy functioning organ gives a person who has a failing organ their organ; organ donation can occur when the donor is living, but certain organs-such as a heart-requires the donor to be deceased. Organ donation is a topic that is very important because it deals with whether people live or die, and it doesn't help that the amount of recipients for organs is greater than the amount of donors. According to Brian Hansen's Organ Shortage it's stated that about 115 people are added a day to the 80,700 people who are in need of organs, and of these people only 66 people a day actually gets organs (155)....   [tags: Organ Donation]

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Transfer of Multiple Babies: In Vitro

- Embryo transfer can happen in many different animals including humans. Many people do not know that most farmers do embryo transfer because they use their dominant genetics in order to produce dominant offspring. Embryo transfer is not only better on the economic side such as costs of transferring eggs from cow to cow but the offspring you get from the egg will improve your herd and bring in more profit. Some transfers of preimplantation embryos occur in laboratories/vet offices due to fact that embryos from donor females cannot be immediately put in recipient females after harvest due to there may not be any recipients....   [tags: test tube babies, embryo transfer]

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A Gift of Life

- Organ donation is a big decision but Jason Ray decided that when it was his time to join God, he wanted to help save the lives of others. March 26, 2007 was a day full of sorrow but also a day for a new beginning. Jason Ray, a beloved son and UNC basketball team mascot, was killed unexpectedly while walking down the shoulder on Route 4. On his way back to the hotel to join the rest of the team, Ray was hit from behind by a reckless driver. The result was a cracked skull and an extreme brain injury....   [tags: Social Issues]

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Organ Donation Is The Most Important Step Of The Process

- Organ Donation Organ donation is a lifesaving process that gives hope to thousands of people that are suffering from organ failure. Organ donation provides individuals of organ need with a second chance at life. Deciding to be an organ donor is the most important step of the process. After making this heroic decision, it is very important for individuals to register their intent in the state’s donor registry database. Additionally, one should indicate their decision on their driver’s license and also tell family, friends, faith leaders, and physician about the decision....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Donation, Organ]

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Organ Donation Myths

- Organ donation myths have been around for a long time. These types of myths have stopped people from being organ donors as well as stopping families from letting there loved one receive a needed organ transplant. These myths are one of the main reasons for the organ shortage in the United States today. While some people decide to save another humans life some do not because of these myths surrounding organ donation. One person has the opportunity to save up to fifty lives just by deciding to be an organ donor and doing so would help with the organ shortage in the United States....   [tags: Medicine]

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The Articles Concerning Uterus Transplantation

- The articles concerning Uterus Transplantation are about woman who suffered from infertility and wanted to become impregnated. Surgeons in Swedish have successfully transplanted wombs donated from relatives into nine women and they will soon try to become pregnant. Several surgeons tried to conduct this procedure; however, all of them were not as successful as the surgeons in Swedish. The transplants began in September 2012 where the Swedish surgeons successfully transplanted wombs donated from relatives into nine women, who would try to become pregnant....   [tags: Uterus, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Organ transplant]

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Sample Resume : Outstanding Check

- outstanding check is any check that has not been cashed within a month. To correct an outstanding check contact the payee and do one of the following: If they lost the check void the original and issue them a new check. If they have the check and still want the money have them cash it within the week. If they have the check and don’t want the money then void the check If you cannot locate the payee void the check. 4.7) Voiding Checks To void a check: On the Finances screen Click View/Update Expenses....   [tags: Finance, Income statement, English-language films]

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The Sources And Outcomes Of The Gift Of Life

- The sources and outcomes of the gift of life. Organ donations stimulates cause to compound for the terminally ill well-being. It can persevere the gift of life journey or duration period. The transplantation industry process may have a divine outcome before it withstand various undergoes. However, organ donation sources of the gift of life may not be measured according to the weight or by the demand or advantages, the transplantation organ shortages obstacles, independent characteristics or incentives, and social cost may occur....   [tags: Organ donation, Organ transplant, Organ trade]

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Stem Cell Research: The Way of the Future

- ... This quick process of collecting stem cells in the bone marrow seems relatively quick, simple, and harmless to the dornor and the patient receiving the stem cells. One catch of the PBSC process is that a donor of the allogeneic transplant has to be 12 years of age or older. (Names and Types of Transplants). This drawback will not affect many people that are donors but, there may be some special cases in which they only have a relative of someone younger than 12 that can do the transplantation but this case will be very rare....   [tags: genetic engineering]

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Facts About Organ Donation and Organ Transplantation

- In life, there is one thing that is inevitable and unavoidable. The subject is often avoided because of fear. Death is universal. Every day eighteen people will die in the United States of America waiting for an organ transplant. Organ Transplantation involves the giving of a healthy body part from either a living or dead individual to another person. (Fundukian, Organ, p674-678) Medical illnesses do not discriminate. It doesn’t matter about wealth, race, religion, or even age. The types of illnesses causing and leading to organ failure are heart disease, cirrhosis, cystic fibrosis, diabetes, hepatitis, kidney disease, and hypertension....   [tags: Organ Donors]

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Organ Donation : Live Or Cadaveric Donors

- Thirty people a day, more than one every hour. That is the average reported number of Americans who die waiting for an organ transplant. In the time it takes to watch an episode or two of your favorite show, someone will die because the organ they needed was not available in time. Donate Life Northwest goes further to explain that approximately 134,000 Americans are currently waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. Of these, 81% of the people await a kidney, while others may be in need of a heart or lung transplant....   [tags: Organ transplant, Organ donation, Organ]

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