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  • I am an Organ Donor

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    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

  • Organ Donors Must Not be Paid

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    Organ Donors Must Not be Paid Today, medical operations save lives around the world, a feat that surely would surprise our ancestors. Many operations replace defective organs with new ones; for new organs to be ready to be implanted there need to be organ donors. We are not so advanced a society that we can grow replacement organs. Thousands of organ donors in the United States every year are seen as doing the most noble of deeds in modern civilization, and most of the time death has to occur

  • The Need for Organ Donors

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    life-saving transplant in time, eighteen people will die because the organ transplant they need will not be possible. Today I will explain the need for organ donors, how you can become an organ donor, and finally, how ones decisions can and is affecting society. There is a need for organ donors. Having enough people die isn’t the problem, there are more than enough potential donors dying but deny the right for someone to use their organs. This isn’t a small problem, but an enormous problem. Currently

  • Become an Organ Donor

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    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

  • Increasing the Number of Organ Donors

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    two words 'organ donation', we immediately let it slip our mind- as we simply don’t think it’s important enough. As this comes into play for many topics, we never truly recognise what others are put through on a daily basis. With 1,700 individuals on the Australian waiting list, we believe this number is very minor and can be benefitted easily. Truth is, while the numbers rise, many will have an unfortunate death having to wait up to 4 years or more at a time waiting for suitable organ transplantation

  • The Growing Need for Organ Donors

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    brotherly love, a love that can find expression in the decision to become an organ donor.” Pope John Paul II stated in the Address to International Congress on Transplants. In a culture of death and self-centeredness it is important to prompt the youth to consider becoming an organ donor. The number of people in need of a transplant is growing quickly, and already is at a large rate. Eighteen people will die each day waiting for an organ transplant; more must be done to help these people, yet it must be within

  • The Pros And Cons Of Donor Organs

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    ORGANS NEEDED The increasing need for additional organ donors in the United States and worldwide is one that has earned a great deal of trepidation. According to the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), a network that connects all professionals included in the United States transplant and donation system, there are more than 120,000 people in the United States alone in need of an organ transplant that would save their lives. There are currently more than 77,000 people on the active

  • Persuasive Speech: Why Be an Organ Donor

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    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

  • Your Organ Donor Status Matters

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    "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

  • Pros And Cons Of Anencephalic Babies As Organ Donors

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    Anencephalic Babies as Organ Donors Should anencephalic newborns be used as organ donors? This has been a debatable topic within the medical field and anencephalic families. There has been many pros and cons whether it is right for anencephalic babies to donate their organs. With regards to using anencephalic newborns as organ donors, I believe that doctors should be able to use anencephalic babies organs to save another baby live. First let’s discuss what anencephaly is. Anencephaly is a serious