Asking children to donate bone marrow: 5 must-meet conditions
The numerous ethical concerns surrounding organ donation are made more complicated when the prospective donor is a child. Find out the right questions to ask in such situations.
4 CME courses from the folks who wrote the book on medical ethics
The women and men behind the AMA Code of Medical Ethics bring you great educational activities to help you earn CME credit and answer challenging questions.
Code of Medical Ethics: Organ procurement & transplantation
Protecting the rights of both organ donors and recipients is crucial. Find out how organ donation ethics are essential to organ transplantation.
Ethics module helps doctors navigate efforts to boost organ donation
The interactive tool identifies efforts to increase donation, describes key ethical considerations and shows physicians ways to apply the ethical principles.
Xenotransplantation and the AMA Code of Medical Ethics
The AMA Code of Medical Ethics has guidance to help physicians navigate the topic of xenotransplantation.
Xenotransplantation is a possible novel means of addressing the shortage of transplantable organs that can pose distinctive ethical challenges.
Directed Donation of Organs for Transplantation
Directed donations that produce a gain of organs for transplantation and do not unreasonably disadvantage other transplant candidates are ethically acceptable.
Guidelines for Organ Transplantation
As in all patient-physician relationships, the physician’s primary concern must be the well-being of the patient.
Anencephalic Newborns as Organ Donors
Organ donation in these circumstances raises concerns about the accuracy of diagnosis and the potential implications for other individuals.