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    Section A - Organ Donation Summary of I’m donating my kidney to a stranger The text is written by Richard Wilson and was published in 2008. I’m donating my kidney to a stranger is about the determined woman‚ Paula MacKinnon‚ who is the altruistic organ donor in Scotland. At first Paula decided to donate her 68-year old mother‚ Kathrine‚ who suffered kidney failure. But Paula wasn’t able to donate her kidney to her mother‚ because their blood groups were not compatible. But Paula would not

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    Organ Donation Almost everyone would want to be able to say‚ “I have saved a life.” By becoming an organ donor‚ you can be able to say‚ “I will save a life.” Organ donation is a selfless way to give back to others‚ and to be able to make a huge difference by giving another person a second chance at life as said on quick-facts-about-donation. Unfortunately‚ the number of patients waiting for organs far exceeds the number of people who have registered to become organ donors. Patients are forced

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    world on Organ Donation According to the Organ report “About 4‚100 transplant candidates are added to the national waiting list each month. Each day‚ about 77 people receive organ transplants. However‚ about 18 people die each day waiting for transplants that can ’t take place because of the shortage of donated organs”(Organ). I feel that it is important to educate people on organ donation because first‚ we don ’t have enough donors and second‚ because we can never have too many organs. The society

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    Cover Letter 1. The purpose of this essay was to support my claim that organ donation has a lot of positive results. My plan with this essay to get the reader to be more informed of the process and list some statistics associated with it. I hope that the reader‚ if they were not fully aware of the topic‚ to do more research for themselves. 2. From this assignment‚ I learned how to gather data to support my arguments. I already felt strongly about this subject before writing on it. Though‚ I

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    you would help someone after you have passed on. Organ and tissue donation is a topic that does not get enough attention. "Ninety-five percent of Americans say that they support donation yet the number of registered donors is much smaller (www.organdonor.gov). " Anyone can sign up to be a donor. After death you can donate your organs. Each day 18 people will die waiting on organs. Tissues are also able to be donated. The age of donation do not matter. Some mothers donate the blood of the

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    need of an organ. This crisis within the United States is growing rapidly because on average there are only 30‚000 transplants performed each year. More than 6‚000 people die each year from lack of a donor organ‚ an average of 19 people a day. Between the years 1988 and 2006 the number of transplants doubled‚ but the number of patients waiting for an organ grew six times as large. It has been estimated that the number of organs donated would double if every person with suitable organs decided to

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    donating my organs could help give up to seven people a new lease on life; donating my soft tissue could improve the quality of life of up to 50 more people. In South Africa‚ where organ donations can dip as low as two per million people‚ people can wait years for an organ transplant. Many don’t live long enough to find a suitable match. It seems like an obvious choice. But many people never even have consider organ donation. Out of 50-million South Africans‚ only 80 000 or so are registered organ donors

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    ORGAN DONATION INTRODUCTION Organ donation is the donation of biological tissue or an organ of the human body‚ from a living or dead person to a living recipient in need of a transplantation. Transplantable organs and tissues are removed in a surgical procedure following a determination‚ based on the donor ’s medical and social history‚ of which are suitable for transplantation. Such procedures are termed allotransplantations‚ to distinguish them from xenotransplantation‚ the transfer of animal

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    Great advances in the science of organ transplantation have made it possible for many lives to be saved from conditions that would have otherwise been considered fatal. Anyone between the ages of 18 and 60 and in good general health can be organ donors. Thanks to these scientific advances‚ living donors are now able to donate entire kidneys and portions of other regenerative organs such as the intestine‚ liver‚ lung‚ and pancreas. Full portions of these organs as well as others‚ such as bones‚

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    Organ Donation Organ donation is a topic which contains many conflicting views. To some of the public population organ donation is a genuine way of saving the life of another‚ to some it is mistrusted and to others it is not fully understood. There are some techniques that can be used to increase donation. Of these techniques the most crucial would be being educated. If the life threatening and the critical shortage of organs were fully understood by the public‚ organ donation would more likely

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