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|All Authors / Contributors:||
T Randolph Beard; David L Kaserman; Rigmar Osterkamp
|Description:||xvi, 242 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||The evolution of organ transplantation and procurement policy --
Consequences of the current policy --
Social costs and benefits of transplants --
Economic and political causes of the shortage of organs --
Reforms short of open donor compensation --
An assessment of the moral basis of alternative organ donation rules --
Compensation for organ donation and a proposal for a public monopsony for organ acquisition.
|Responsibility:||T. Randolph Beard, David L. Kaserman, and Rigmar Osterkamp ; with a foreword by Friedrich Breyer.|
"A growing number of transplant professionals, ethicists, and economists recognize the potential for incentives to improve access to transplants, but rarely has the argument for incentives been put
- Procurement of organs, tissues, etc. -- Government policy.
- Procurement of organs, tissues, etc. -- Economic aspects.
- Donation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Government policy.
- Donation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Economic aspects.
- Tissue and Organ Procurement.
- Health Policy.
- Tissue Donors -- supply & distribution.
- Tissue and Organ Harvesting.
- Tissue and Organ Procurement -- economics.