Hjertestopbehandling af potentielle organdonorer skaber etiske konflikter

Mickey Gjerris, Niels Agerlin, Helle Haubro Andersen, Klaus Høyer, Anja Marie Bornø Jensen, Inge Severinsen

Abstract

This article describes the results of an interview study on the ethical issues related to treating cardiac arrest in potential organ donors in Denmark. The medical background and the Danish guidelines relevant to the issue are described. The results from the interview study are then summarized and analyzed from an ethical perspective in order to clarify the ethical issues and value conflicts experienced by health personnel in this situation. It is recommended that the ethical components in the decision-making process and the dilemmatic nature of the situation are made transparent.

Bidragets oversatte titelTreatment of cardiac arrest in potential organ donors creates ethical conflicts
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
Vol/bind176
Udgave nummer34
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 2014

Emneord

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Brain Death
  • Denmark
  • Focus Groups
  • Heart Arrest/therapy
  • Humans
  • Qualitative Research
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Tissue Donors/ethics
  • Tissue and Organ Procurement/ethics

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