AMA Journal of Ethics

Formerly Virtual Mentor

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics

Formerly Virtual Mentor

Illuminating the art of medicine

AMA Journal of Ethics. February 2016, Volume 18, Number 2

Ethics Poll

Liver Transplant Ethics: From Donation to Allocation

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

Poll Question 1

Which is the most important value that should be used when prioritizing patients listed for organ transplant?

For an analysis of this set of ethical concepts, see the February 2016 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

Content Question 1

Which of the following are clinical criteria in each of the United States for declaring a patient dead?

Find an answer to this question in the February 2016 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

Poll results reflect the opinions of visitors to the site who voluntarily answer the poll questions. Those visitors do not represent a random sample of AMA Journal of Ethics readers. The viewpoints expressed on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the AMA.