“In the United States, over 106,000 people are awaiting organ donation” (Manuel, Solberg, & MacDonald, 2010, pg 229). While this number by itself is not necessarily increasing, it is not getting any lower because the number of organ donations has not yet been increasing. This has been due to family refusals, lack of kno...
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