Letters Presumed consent and donation

How about enforced choice?

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b654 (Published 17 February 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b654
  1. Karen Dyer, lecturer in law1
  1. 1University of Buckingham, Buckingham MK18 1EG
  1. karen.dyer{at}buckingham.ac.uk

    The idea of presumed consent for organ donation to increase donation rates may be praiseworthy but it is not altogether popular.1

    The World Medical Association believes that a potential donor’s wishes are paramount, whether by agreeing to donate or choosing to refuse. Consent and autonomy are essential concepts of medical law, …

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