Impacts of Forensic Outcomes on Cadaveric Organ Donations in Malaysia
Keywords: Autopsy, Ethical justification, Malaysia, Organ donation.
AbstractIn forensic medicine, there can be times when the dilemma of having to choose between harvesting organs from cadaveric donors versus the need to complete the forensic analysis to savor the equally important forensic outcomes becomes tricky as well cul de sac of one on another. The deliberation of the seemingly practical junction is of academic value and ethical considerations that need to be dissected upon. As such, the impacts of forensic outcomes on cadaveric organ donations in Malaysia through the lenses of (i) academic benefits of forensic outcomes, (ii) ethically justified considerations of the dilemma, and (iii) available data helpful in navigating through the two competing needs.
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