AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. March 2012, Volume 14, Number 3.

Ethics Poll

Organ Allocation

The Ethics Poll is a snapshot of the opinions of interested readers.

Should there be a commercial market in organs?
Which of the following do you think should be the most important criterion for determining who will receive an organ?
Have you formally declared (e.g., on driver's licence or advance directive) that you wish to donate your organs after death?