The Corpse Organ Transplantation is Going to Stride Forward the Dual System in Taiwan
The Department of Health and Welfare announced “Reference Guideline of Organ Donation after Cardiac Death” on December 26, 2017, to enable terminal illness patients of Hospice palliative care without cardiopulmonary resuscitation or life-sustaining treatment, and the consent of organ donation, five minutes after the heart stopped for organ transplantation, open double-track system of corpse organ transplantation in our country. However, death can be determined by non-heart-beating? What are the conditions and procedures of non-heart-beating donation? This paper puts forward the everyone’s attention issues of controversy, such as five minutes waiting period is enough? In order to maintain the function of transplanted organs will increase the patient’s pain? Transplantation of organs without heartbeat can stop illegal? And no heartbeat donation is in line with medical ethics? The above will be analyzed and discussed.