Paying donors and the ethics of blood supply

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Countries may be erring in the current trend towards relying entirely on volunteers to fulfil blood and plasma needs. Complementing uncompensated blood with compensated blood is vitally necessary not only effectively to meet the blood and plasma needs of most countries, but it is also ethically sound.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-35
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Medical Ethics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1994


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Health(social science)
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Health Policy

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