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Harvesting Live Donors?

KenHiggs Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 9:28 PM
Save your life... Organ donation is built on the premise that, once you are dead, you no longer need your organs. What the organ harvesters fail to tell you is that organ donors are not cold cadavers when their vital, unpaired organs (like heart, lungs and liver) are removed. They are still physically alive, with beating hearts pumping oxygenated blood through their still respirating lungs and body. Removal of vital organs causes real death. Furthermore, many patients declared "brain dead" have recovered, so it is not real death. http://www.OrganFacts.net

Patrick McMahon is an Air Force combat veteran and nurse practitioner who worked as a transplant coordinator.

In a new bombshell lawsuit, McMahon claims he was fired for raising one too many red flags about whether his patients were really dead before doctors harvested their organs.

According to The New York Post, which broke the story, McMahon says that last September a 19-year-old man injured in a car crash was sent to the Nassau University Medical Center. The young patient was still laboring to breathe and had other signs of brain activity. But Michael Goldstein, director of the federally funded New York Organ...

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