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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 82-86

The view of major religions of india on brain stem death and organ donation


1 Infant Jesus Church, Kadangode; Kidney Federation of India, Thrissur, India
2 Department of Urology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Cardiff, UK
3 School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
4 Amritsar Pain, Spine and Arthritis Clinic, Amritsar, Punjab, India
5 Department of Organ Transplant Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Kochi, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Zubair Umer Mohamed
Consultant, Organ Transplant Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Kochi, Kerala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/AMJM.AMJM_33_20

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Religion plays a major role in the life of most people from the Indian subcontinent. Although religions originated many centuries years ago, the concepts of brain stem death and organ donation are less than a 100 years old. While acknowledging that religions have various denominations and may have varying opinions within them, this article attempts to provide a balanced view of how the major religions in India view these concepts of modern medicine.


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