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To cope with its sever organ donor shortage. Australia should adopt system of presumed consent. Do you agree?

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The cope with its sever organ donor shortage. Australia should adopt system of presumed consent. Do you agree? Introduction: Background statement: Presumed consent is the so called "opt out' system under which all adults are deemed to be organ donors unless thy have taken specific steps to register their refusal, which is not presently used in Australia. Thesis statement: It is clear that Australia should adopt the system of presumed consent as presumed consent has the potential to improve organ donation rate, the needs of transplant recipient are far greater than people already dead, and asking for consent can be cruel. Body: (P 2) Topic sentence: Firstly, presumed consent clearly has the potential to improve organ donation rate. * Organ donation rate in Australia is low (data) * Many potential donors are missed via "opt-in" system (P3) ...read more.

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In order to improve our society, Australia should adopt the system of presumed consent. Essay writing Presumed consent is the so called "opt out' system under which all adults are deemed to be organ donors unless thy have taken specific steps to register their refusal, which is not presently used in Australia. It is clear that Australia should adopt the system of presumed consent as presumed consent has the potential to improve organ donation rate, the needs of transplant recipient are far greater than people already dead, and asking for consent can be cruel. Firstly, presumed consent clearly has the potential to improve organ donation rate. Australia's transplant success rates are amongst the best in the world with 80% of most organs survival rates. ...read more.

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The feeling of dead person's family is the thing that is always overlooked; it is painful to be asked to give permission for organs to be removed while the sudden death of our love one happen. Medical staffs do not want to ask for consent as it increases the stress of the family as well. Opponents of presumed consent argue that, presumed consent does not respect to victims, who would not have wanted to be donors. However, presumed consent respects the principle of individual choice by giving objectors to organ donation an opportunity to empower their anti-donation preference; also it is individual responsibility for objectors to sign for refusal, which means the same principle in "opt-in" system, where donors need to sign for consent. Overall, presumed consent has many benefits to the society. In order to improve our society, Australia should adopt the system of presumed consent. ...read more.

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