If you are sick or injured and admitted to a hospital, the FIRST PRIORITY for emergency physicians and nurses is to SAVE YOUR LIFE, regardless of whether or not you have registered to be an organ donor.
Everyone waiting for a transplant is treated fairly and with respect. Objective medical criteria determine how donated organs are allocated to patients on the transplant waiting list.
Talking about death won’t kill you…it can help you make informed decisions about end-of-life plans for yourself and others. Many people die in ways inconsistent with their values and wishes. Planning ahead provides an opportunity to think about and communicate[...]