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Resource ID: #17998
Subject: Medicine
Source: New Yorker
Date: 2022-08-13



How does one reslove the paradox of needing living bodies and dead patients to perform organ donation? Gary Greenberg explores the complex skein of issues around the subject of "brain death," focusing on 14-year-old Nicholas Breach, who is dying of brain tumor and want to donate his organs. "The concept is just the medical profession's way of dodging ethical questions about a practice that saves more than fifteen thousand lives a year," Greenberg writes.

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