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    an ethics question...

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    Patient gets second set of lungs - Yahoo! News

    should the long time smoker have even been on the donor list? we don't do liver transplants for alcoholics for the most part...just curious what you think.
    but remember that, even when those who move you be kings or men of power, your soul is in your keeping alone. When you stand before God you cannot say "but I was told by others to do thus" or that "virtue was not convenient at the time." This will not suffice. Remember that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AmericanIMG View Post
    we don't do liver transplants for alcoholics for the most part...just curious what you think.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AmericanIMG View Post
    Patient gets second set of lungs - Yahoo! News

    should the long time smoker have even been on the donor list? we don't do liver transplants for alcoholics for the most part...just curious what you think.
    No, they shouldn't. They destroyed their bodies so they should be responsible for it. Unless if we were in China or something where they take internal organs from prisoners, we shouldn't give lungs or even livers for people with chronic alcohol, smoking or drug use.
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    sounds like a load of crapoloa

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    Quote Originally Posted by MORM4LIFE View Post
    sounds like a load of poopoloa
    ...Frances Ford Poopola?
    but remember that, even when those who move you be kings or men of power, your soul is in your keeping alone. When you stand before God you cannot say "but I was told by others to do thus" or that "virtue was not convenient at the time." This will not suffice. Remember that.

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    We should be wary of passing judgement on people. There are more factors than smoking (although this is definite evidence) that induce the need for organs. If smoking is the only difference between two patients who need the organ equally, I know who I would push to recieve the organ. I can not help but be biased toward the person who failed to cause damage to his/her original lungs.

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