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

Chiramel, F Davies, Kalavampara, V Sanjeevan, Ali, Muhammad Mansur and Singh, Bhavneet 2020. The view of major religions of India on brain stem death and organ donation. Amrita Journal of Medicine 16 (2) , 82=86. 10.4103/AMJM.AMJM_33_20

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BQ Buddhism
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
ISSN: 0975-9662
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 20 August 2020
Date of Acceptance: 25 June 2020
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2020 11:08
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/134284

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