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Compensation for Organ Donation and a Proposal for a Public Monopsony for Organ Acquisition

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter describes institutional arrangements for the introduction of compensation. It provides a simple mathematical analysis of the likely appearance of a socially directed monopsony ... More


Acquisition of Organs

F. M. Kamm

in Morality, Mortality Volume I: Death and Whom to Save From It

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195119114
eISBN:
9780199872244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195119118.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Deals with the problem of the acquisition and distribution of organs for transplantation and allows the application of the foregoing theoretical discussion of saving lives and relevant/irrelevant ... More


Reforms Short of Open Donor Compensation

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews proposed reforms for the organ procurement system that fall short of donor compensation. In general, policies to reduce waiting lists within the existing procurement framework ... More


Consequences of the Current Policy

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the current state of the global organ procurement system and discusses the most direct consequence of the organ shortage: transplant waiting lists. It analyzes waiting list ... More


An Assessment of the Moral Basis of Alternative Organ Donation Rules

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter addresses the moral and ethical issues surrounding the donor compensation proposal. It takes the standpoint that the moral virtues of public policies have to be assessed in light of the ... More


Being a carer in acute crisis: the situation for relatives of organ donors

Magi Sque

in Chronic and Terminal Illness: new perspectives on caring and carers

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631671
eISBN:
9780191730191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631671.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the experiences of carers involved in acute crisis from which the outcome is death. This chapter provides a narrative interview study of twenty-four relatives of multi-organ ... More


Economic and Political Causes of the Shortage of Organs

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines several primary causes of the organ shortage, beginning with the most basic economic explanation: the prohibition on compensating organ donors. For very many people, human ... More


Commentary: Can Living Donation Be Justified?

Yohei Akaida and Kohji Ishihara

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0060
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This commentary aims to examine Aulisio and Deming’s discussion of justification of living donation. First, this commentary compares living donor organ transplantation trends in the U.S. and Japan. ... More


Commentary: The Paradigm of Living Related Donation: Stretched, Strained, and Abused?

Leonardo D. de Castro

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0062
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The paradigm of the family as the basic unit of society has been facing challenges, perhaps the most prominent of which have come in areas of biotechnology and health care. Those challenges are ... More


Introduction

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's main arguments, that the problems of organ transplantation, and the shortages of organs for that purpose, are not unsolvable. The primary problems ... More


Introduction: John D. Lantos, MD

Martha Gershun and John D. Lantos

in Kidney to Share

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents two very different perspectives on living organ donation — one very specific and personal and one shaped by a lifetime of professional study and experience. The chapter aims to ... More


Ethics, Organ Markets, and Dry Ice: (John)

Martha Gershun and John D. Lantos

in Kidney to Share

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter argues that thr author's dry ice saga graphically illustrates one of the central problems in organ donation today. It examines why most medical centers make it harder than is needed for ... More


Conclusion

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter summarizes the book's main recommendations. Current procurement efforts fail to utilize the strongest and most efficient means of obtaining additional organs for transplantation. ... More


Commentary: Presuming Minor Consent and Allowing Family Veto: Two Moral Concerns about Organ Procurement Policy *

Hitoshi Arima

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0056
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This paper focuses on two pragmatic questions policymakers confront when considering the implementation of a presumed consent policy for organ procurement: whether they should presume a minor’s ... More


Are “Stranger Donors” Irrational?: (John)

Martha Gershun and John D. Lantos

in Kidney to Share

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter seeks to understand the motivations of people who offered to donate a kidney to a stranger. It explores the degree of emotional relationship that was essential to justify the claim that ... More


What Are the Risks?: (Martha)

Martha Gershun and John D. Lantos

in Kidney to Share

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the risks, both surgical and medical, to donating a kidney. It reviews the financial ramifications of donating a kidney and the nonmedical risks of living with only one kidney — ... More


Follow-Up: (Martha)

Martha Gershun and John D. Lantos

in Kidney to Share

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter focuses on Deb Porter Gill's and the author's completion of the post-op evaluation, five months after the surgery at the Mayo Clinic. It describes the recovery stories of both women and ... More


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