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Muslim views on organ transplant

Shuriye, Abdi Omar (2011) Muslim views on organ transplant. IIUM Engineering Journal, 12 (5). pp. 203-208. ISSN 1511-788X

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In Islamic worldview human cadaver is considered holy and sacred as of the living person. The human dignity bestowed on all mankind applies and it is extended to the corpse. For this reason, in the Muslim world at least, organ transplant has been contentious process. This paper is a study on the procedures and ethical implications of organ transplant. It evaluates the Islamic views on the issue.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4669/17540
Uncontrolled Keywords: organ transplant; ethics; religion;Muslim views
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery > RD92 Wounds and injuries
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Science
Depositing User: Abdi Omar Shuriye
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2012 11:43
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2013 13:54
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/17540

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