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Unformatted text preview: BIO335 WEEK 13 BIO335 - WEEK 13 PHYSIOLOGY & ETHICS of ORGAN DONATION A Directed Discussion and Debate* * This is a sensitive topic, and these discussions may be difficult for some. If you wish to decline to participate in the laboratory discussions, inform the TA or faculty instructor, by email or in person, before the session. This final week’s lecture and laboratory sessions will deal with physiological, practical and ethical issues surrounding the practices of organ donation . The sole objectives for this session are to educate and inform; you can expect a neutral and respectful environment that allows for the interchange of information and for the free exchange of opinion. For this week your assignment is to research the questions and topics listed below ahead of time and prepare yourself to discuss and debate them with your group during the laboratory session. You will be given one “getting started” resource (the web address of the New York Organ Donor Network: www.donatelifeny.org ), but you are encouraged to use the Internet freely to continue your quest for information. There are a large number of informational sites, blogs and discussion boards available for your viewing that deal with this important, sensitive, biologically based and often emotionally charged topic. with this important, sensitive, biologically based and often emotionally charged topic....
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- Fall '08
- Physiology, Coma, Persistent vegetative state, Brain death, Legal death