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Harvesting Live Donors?

Stan339 Wrote: Sep 28, 2012 2:36 PM
This is why I changed my organ donor status several years ago. I don't want anyone to have a profit motive to declare me dead prematurely.

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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