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October 6, 2006

Experiment on and take the organs of the Disabled?

Topics: Euthanasia

Pamela F. Hennessy writes for the North Country Gazette:

The October 2006 issue of the Journal of Medical Ethics (JME) features an opinion piece penned by Dr. Heather Draper of the Centre for Biomedical Ethics titled "Research and patients in a permanent vegetative state".

In it, Draper concludes that experiments involving the transplantation of certain animal organs to humans should include trials on patients who have been diagnosed in a permanent or persistent vegetative state (PVS).

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