Saturday, March 22, 2014

Medical debate over defining death

Doctors need to harvest organs within two hours after the heart stops or they may deteriorate beyond use.


The standards for defining death in Canada vary so much that the hospital where a dying person ends up may affect when they are declared dead.

Are there standards?

Paralysed stroke victim experiences every patient's worst nightmare as he hears doctors discussing whether to donate his organs but couldn't speak out

3 April 2014

Donation After Cardiac Death (DCD)
The Fifth Estate's "EPISODE - Dead Enough" can be viewed, by clicking here, for a limited time.
Short ones - Benefit of doubt

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Baby born after confounding medics

Told her child had died and had returned to hospital to begin taking a series of abortion pills.
Inaccurate diagnosis!
Baby girl born alive weeks later!

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