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Organ Selling, Organ Theft
"But obviously you do have to suspect something when the patient is a wealthy Rio socialite and her "donor" is a poor, barefoot "cousin" from the country."
Nancy Scheper-Hughes 163
You might have heard the "myth" about the man visiting a bar in a foreign country and being invited for a drink by a young woman.
He wakes up next morning in a hotel room with a thank you note and two sewn up wounds from where his kidneys were extracted.
This often repeated tale might have taken place in any exotic city in the world. Harvest promoters minimize and cloud the reality of the organ trade with these exaggerated tales.
Their unreliability is used as proof that organ theft is of minimal concern.
The Real Myths of Organ Donation
Myth No. 1 DocPreserving organs for harvesting conflicts with treatment for brain damage the injury potential donors usually have.
Preserving organs requires normal body temperature,
higher blood pressure,
increased fluid intake, blood thinning drugs but no brain protecting drugs like barbituratestors will try to keep me alive even though I am an organ donor...
HERE myths of organ donation