Doctors, what do you think about the issues and proposal this article raises?

More than 120,000 people are waiting for organ transplants. Yet many others who would willingly give up an organ are prevented by the current ethical standards. In this article in the most recent issue of The Atlantic, two doctors wonder if the standards should be changed from “dead-donor” to “imminent death.” (Interestingly, they don’t raise the question of whether healthy individuals should be free to sell their organs on a free market; that’s for another issue perhaps?) I’d love to hear what you doctors think about these matters and the solution suggested. 


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