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New Organ Donation Rules Under Consideration

The Washington Post: Changes In Controversial Organ Donation Method Stir Fears
Surgeons retrieving organs for transplant just after a donor's heart stops beating would no longer have to wait at least two minutes to be sure the heart doesn't spontaneously start beating again under new rules being considered by the group that coordinates organ allocation in the United States (Stein, 9/19).

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