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Doctors Answer Tough Ethical Questions

In Ethical Dilemma, What Would Your Doctor Do? Frank Answers From Real MDs

Should it be legal for people to buy organs for transplant, if they would not be able to receive an organ by waiting their turn through the national database?

Answers:

  • Yes, 19.9%
  • No, 66.5%
  • It depends, 13.6%

Doctors said:

  • "The ability to pay determines a lot of accessibility to medical care. I'm not sure why organ transplants are different."
  • "The sale of human body parts is immoral."

 

Would you perform an abortion in certain situations, even if it were against your own beliefs?

Answers:

  • Yes, 34.1%
  • No, 53.5%
  • It depends, 12.4%

Doctors said:

  • "If I were against it, I would not perform it; there is something called integrity, you know."
  • "It's about the patient, not about me."

 

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