- Category: Lancet and the Lancet series of journals
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 01:12
Israel's system for organ donation has been based, since its inception in 1968, on a model in which organs for transplantation are retrieved from brain-dead donors only after consent has been obtained from the appropriate first-degree relatives. This consent is needed even if the potential donor has expressed a wish for posthumous organ donation by signing a donor card, which is a government form that allows people to voluntarily indicate their wish to donate specified organs after their death. 1 ...