Letters Presumed consent

First address informed consent in organ donation

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39234.422361.3A (Published 07 June 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1179
  1. Michael Potts, professor of philosophy
  1. Methodist University, Fayettville, NC 28311-1498, USA
  1. gratiaetnatura{at}yahoo.com

    English's arguments in favour of presumed consent for organ donation ignore serious problems with the current system of organ transplantation.1 People who sign organ donation cards claiming that they will be donating organs “after my death” may not realise …

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