• Make Decision Children Organs
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    Re gift? The Greatest Gift My platform is parent awareness of organ donation of their children's organs and the need to make family members aware of their wishes. By making family aware there is they will abide by these wishes. I want to address that this needs to be a decision made prior to it becoming necessary. I would like to have this topic brought up prior to the birth of the children i. e. parenting classes, Lamaze class, prenatal, etc. I plan to speak to parent groups for example, paren...
  • Early History Of The Pipe Organ
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    Early History of the Pipe Organ The "king of instruments" has a long history, one which can arguably be traced to the concept of a collection of "fixed-pitched pipes blown by a single player (such as the panpipes) " (Randel 583). The first examples of pipe organs with the basic features of today can be traced to the third century B. C. E. in the Greco-Roman arena; it is said to have been invented by Ktesibios of Alexander and contained "a mechanism to supply air under pressure, a wind-chest to s...
  • Organ Donation Organs People One
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    The Importance of Organ Donation Each day approximately 6, 300 people die and what makes this haunting is that presently there are 83, 513 people waiting for organs to be donated, yet each day 17 people die because they do not receive a transplant (web stats. html). These statistics show that people who are waiting for organ transplants have a good chance at being saved and get what they need. The sad truth is though, because of the lack of people willing to donate organs, many people will conti...
  • The Lymphatic System Cells Lymph Lymphoid
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    The Lymphatic System The Lymphatic System is very important. It helps with the Cardiovascular system, and our immune systems. The Lymphatic System is made up of two semi-independent parts. One is a network of lymphatic vessels. The other part is various lymphoid tissues and organs all over the body. The functions of the Lymphatic System transporting fluids that have escaped from the blood vascular system, and the organs house phagocytic cells and lymphocytes. Lymphatic vessels are an elaborate ...
  • Should We Clone Organs
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    Should We Clone Organs In recent decades, questions about genetic engineering, genetic modification, and cloning of animals and humans are on the minds of many. On February 27, 1997 when Dr. Ian Wilmot and his team sent chills down our spine with the announcement of the first successfully cloned sheep Dolly. At this time the reality of animal cloning stared us in the face while the human cloning was just around the corner. Have you ever imagined what life would be like if we could eliminate huma...
  • Organs One Organ Cells
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    Transplantation of organs between animals and humans is called xenotransplantation. Pig liver are already being used to supply some time to liver-transplant patients; and for years, pig heart valves have been used in open-heart procedures to replace damaged human valves. Cloning research may contribute to treating diseases by allowing scientists to reprogram cells. The benefits of cloning could provide spare materials. Liver cells, eyes cells and bone cells may one day lead researchers to create...
  • Organ Donation Waiting List
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    How do you feel when you have to wait for something you really, really want? ... What if it was something you couldn't live without? ... My cousin was five years old when he found out he needed a new kidney. He went on the organ waiting list right away. He was called twice during a six month span that they had a kidney wasn't a good match. He had to wait again. The third time was a charm. A small adult was in an accident and his kidney was a good match. This story had a happy ending, but so man...
  • Organs Transplants Three List
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    Now you have to realize that we are in a no win situation with the issue of organ transplants. It isn t fair, and there is no way we can make it completely fair until there are enough organs available to satisfy the demand for them. Some people are just not going to receive a transplant, and there is nothing we can do about that right now. Dividing people into three classifications, and listing them according to that, will maximize the efficiency by which we distribute our limited supply of orga...
  • The Development Of Synthetic Organs
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    The Development of synthetic organs//Research is being done on developing new ways to make semi-synthetic organs or Neo-organs, that will be useful in the treatment of patients requiring transplants or reconstructive surgery. Currently, hospitals are using similar technology in producing skin, cartiledge, bone, ligament, and tendon tissues. //Presently, bone morphogenic proteins or BMP s are being produced and are being used to inject into a bone fracture. These BMP s were discovered in 1965, wh...
  • The Morgue Organs Match Corpse
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    The Morgue It was time to go now. The patient was in desperate need of repair. I had to go to the morgue. It never fails to be the most miserable type of weather when I make the trip. Cloudy, cold and dreary looking all around. So, off I went to find the organs needed for transplant. I arrived around 2 pm. I brought along an assistant in case I needed an extra pair of hands to remove the organs needed. We signed in at the front reception area and went in. Oh, the vast area of the dead. It was a...
  • Xenotransplantation Organs Tissues
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    Xenotransplantation There is a shortage of organs for clinical transplantation all around the world. Many patients waiting to receive new organs die because we are unable to receive enough organs: there aren't enough donors. We are now testing the implantation of other species " organs into the human body, that would be a great solution in ending organ shortage. There is a problem though, the human body does not cooperate well with other non-human organs. Rejection is the worst problem we have e...
  • Organ Sales Organs People Waiting
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    Since 1984, the buying and selling of human organs has been illegal in the United States. This prohibition on organ markets is very controversial. In the future it may not be the problem that it is today because of advances in the field of medicine. Unfortunately, right now there is an increasing scarcity of organs, and the waiting lists for livers, hearts, and other such organs get longer everyday. People are dying from this law, "last year, 4, 855 people died waiting for organ transplants in t...
  • Organ Donation Waiting List
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    To Donate or Not to Donate Have you talked to your family about being an organ donor, and is the back of your driver's license signed stating you are an organ donor? This is an important topic to be deeply considered. Organ substitution is a dramatic medical breakthrough for people with serious health problems, but it also raised dramatic social problems. The recipients desperate for a second chance at life wait on lists hoping their name will be called. Family members are asked to donate their ...
  • Organ Transplants Organs Patients Transplant
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    Organ Transplant is surgery that transfers any type of organ from one person to another. Transplanted organs replace diseased, damaged, or destroyed body parts. They can help restore the health of a person who might otherwise die or be seriously disabled. In most developed countries, organ transplants have become an established form of treatment for a variety of diseases and injuries. Commonly transplanted organs include the heart, lungs, kidney, and liver. Most transplant operations last severa...
  • Transplants Donated Organs
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    A seemingly persistent problem is the controversial issue of transplanting organs. There are many reasons why so many people are against transplants. However, there are many coinciding reasons why so many people are for the idea of transplants. You need to focus on several aspects of the entire situation. Is the distribution of these donated organs being fair and ethical? Is using animal's organs for transplants a part of animal cruelty? Should donors be paid for their service? Is it okay to sel...
  • Xenotransplantation Vital Organ
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    Honor's Project- Rough Draft In recent years, there have been many advances in the field of biotechnology. With these advances, have come the arguments of how this information should be used, and how ethical these new processes might be. One of these processes includes xenotransplantation. Xenotransplantation is a process in which animal organs are used for vital organ transplants to humans. This process is controversial for obvious reasons, but requires further examination. Besides just vital ...
  • The Issue Of Presumed Consent
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    Organ transplantation is an operation that is lifesaving and the technology that supports it is continually expanding. It has saved thousands of lives worldwide and has given hope to many people, especially for those who suffer of terminal and life threatening illnesses. It has also created several arguments of moral and legal issues in most countries around the world. In finding the ways to increase the rates of organ transplantation the people who make the laws have to take into account the fl...
  • Organ Donation The Ignored Crisis
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    Max O'Connor was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis at age 7 and a half. For the next two years hopes and prayers went out for a new lung to save the young child's life. Unfortunately, like so many other cases, a suitable lung could not be found in time, and Max died at the age of 9 during the summer of 2002. Lack of organ donation has become an upsetting statistic in the United States and is progressively becoming worse. Last year over 67, 000 people died waiting for organ transplants, while the...
  • Organ Transplants Organs People Issue
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    The Ethics involved in Organ Transplants In today's society the need for organs to transplant is great. Few people question the ethics of organ transplants. The debate is over how to fulfill the great need for healthy organs. The transfer of organs and tissues from one body to another has become an important issue. Surgery involving organ transplantation is one of medicines greatest achievements. Thousands of people are given a longer life through the donation of organs. Transplant surgery has ...
  • Animal Organ Humans Transplants Organs
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    SHOULD ANIMAL ORGANS BE TRANSPORTED INTO HUMANS Should humans be able to have a choice if they would like an experimentally procedure? I feel that yes- humans can use animals' organs transported into them for medical research! We have come along ways on our research of organs transplants between animals; but of course the monkey is similar to humans but it is not exactly like it. I feel it's great they are trying it to see if their laboratory tests were really accurate or not. All the scientists...