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Organ donation after cardiac death: legal and ethical justifications for antemortem interventions

Mohamed Y Rady, Joseph L Verheijde and Joan L McGregor
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (3): 186.
Published online: 4 February 2008

To the Editor: In the recent article by Richards and Rogers, the ethical and legal arguments made to justify antemortem interventions for organ donation after cardiac death (DCD) raise some questions.1

  • Mohamed Y Rady1
  • Joseph L Verheijde1
  • Joan L McGregor2

  • 1 Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Phoenix, Ariz, USA.
  • 2 Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz, USA.

Correspondence: rady.mohamed@mayo.edu

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