Mandatory Organ Donation Essay

853 WordsAug 12, 20144 Pages
ATMC14319 Organ donation is defined as the process of removing an organ or tissue from one person and placing it into another person. Transplanted organ have given the people who has a damaged organ a new chance for a longer life with a health organ. The process of organ donation can save as many as eight lives through the surgical transplantation of organs from a donor to recipients. Most often donors are deceased, but some organs can be donated by living donors. Deceased donors can provide the following organs: kidneys, pancreas, liver, lungs, heart, and intestines, which can be used to save the lives of as many as 8 people. Deceased donors also can provide tissues (such as bones, skin, heart valves and veins) and corneas. Living donors can provide a kidney or a portion of the liver, lung or intestine and, in some instances, eyes and tissues. However, the need of organ donor is much more than the number of people who actually donate. Some people argue that organ donation should be mandatory. On the other hand, it can be argued organ donation shouldn’t be mandatory. This essay will focus on the arguments for and against mandatory organ donations. Mandatory organ donation will provide more organs to save more people’s life. One donor can help one recipient enjoy a better quality life. By donating organs you will be able to save lives and that will make you a true hero to that person and their family. If you have ever known someone who has received an organ, then you will know just what an incredible gift this is. If you can save someone from dying, then of course most of us would see this as a highly positive thing. If you were dead and your organs were in a good condition there is no reason for you to keep them for yourself, especially when your organs can save some people from dying. Organ donation should be compulsory because organs are doing nothing but

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