[TIPS] Understanding the Basic Principles of Theory & Organ Donation

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[TIPS] Understanding the Basic Principles of Theory & Organ Donation
Organ donation is when a person donates an organ or tissue to others in need.

Known organ donation can save lives even though there are psychological and health risks for both donor and recipient.

According Kanniyakonil Scaria, a teacher of moral theology in India, the practice of organ donation and transplantation from a living person can cause many health problems, psychological, emotional, social, legal, and ethics seriously.

Principle of Organ Donation

Organ donation is one way to help save the lives of others.

Organ donation can only be done with the consent of both parties, both the donor and recipient.

This will help alleviate the ethical debate associated with live organ transplants.

Opinion Opposing Organ Donation

Because organ donation has a number of risks, especially for the donor, then there are some opinions that oppose organ donation.

Recipients may receive an organ donor who can give him the chance to live longer and healthier.

While donors will bear the consequences of possible long-term effects, depending on the type of donated organs, such as kidney or liver transplant.

Donors should also bear the risk of surgical procedures performed due to organ donation.

Organ Donation Type

Donate life (living donation) is when someone who is still alive who meet the criteria, donated organs or tissues healthy for someone else.

Donated organs such as the kidney, part of the liver, and skin cells. A person can also be donated organs when he died.

In addition to organ donation, there are also the so-called donor tissue. Examples of donor tissue is blood and bone marrow, which the body can easily replace it.

Donate organs such as the heart or brain, taken shortly after death, can only be done as an option after the families agreed to take the person's life support organs.

Who Can Perform Organ Donation?

A person who chooses to donate her organs and tissues will undergo a complete examination to determine the status of mental health, emotional, and physical.

Generally living donor (living donor) should be physically fit, in good health, aged between 18 to 60 years old, and do not suffer or have suffered from diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure, kidney disease, or heart disease.