Wednesday, August 29, 2012

‘Legally dead’ may still be alive in Canada

Of course it is. In order to harvest organs, the donor body must still have some function.

“The brain-death changes dramatically increase the potential to misdiagnose as ‘brain dead’ patients who are simply suffering from temporary, reversible neurological states.”
There are so many stories of doctors telling family members of sick patients "there's no hope, you might as well donate the organs" and the patient recovered.

When you are talking about death, there must be a zero per cent chance of error.

H/T: Blue Like You