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  1. Arguments for ‘ocular donation’ as standardised terminology to reduce the ‘ick factor’ of ‘eye donation’.Katrina A. Bramstedt - forthcoming - Journal of Medical Ethics.
    This brief report presents the global problem of the shortfall of donor corneal tissue for transplantation, a potential root cause, and a potential solution. Specifically, use of the term ‘eye donation’ is a potential hurdle to ocular tissue donation as it can stimulate the ‘ick factor.’ Verbiage such as ‘ocular ’ could be a method of providing terminology that is less emotive than ‘eye donor’ or ‘eye donation.’ The field of transplantation has experienced terminology shifts over time; for example, ‘cadaver’ (...)
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