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Título : A new social injustice : dying waiting for a donated organ
Autor : Cantarovich, Félix 
Fecha de publicación : 2019
Editorial : Medwin Publishers
Cita : Cantarovich, F. A new social injustice : dying waiting for a donated organ [en línea]. Journal of Quality in Health Care & Economics. 2019, 2 (1). Disponible en:
Resumen : Abstract: We are nineteen years into the 21st century and patients’ mortality rate on waiting lists has increased every year. Undoubtedly, the main factor of this crisis is the persistent insufficient social attitude towards donation. Searching for reason of this people critical behavior, the relative efficiency of social education programs, unchanged since the last decades, should require to be reviewed. Suggestions to change the methodology of social education programs have not been considered by those responsible for the best practice of this medical activity. Although the need for a thoughtful change has been pointed out, education programs for organ donation continue to highlight the classic slogan, “Organ donation: a gift of life". Prolonging the life of those requiring a transplant from a living or deceased donor should be a health guarantee for society. Nevertheless, approximately 50% of the world's population has negative feelings toward organ donation, creating the dilemma of organ shortage...
Disciplina: MEDICINA
Derechos: Acceso Abierto
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