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The potential impact of an opt-out system for organ donation in the UK

Romelie Rieu
Journal of Medical Ethics 2010, 36 (9): 534-8
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The recent report of the UK government's Organ Donation Taskforce is in favour of continuing with the current organ donation system rather than changing to an opt-out system where people are assumed to be willing to donate. How did it reach this decision and is it correct?

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