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Organ donation in Japan : a medical anthropological study

Author: Maria-Keiko Yasuoka
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2015.
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In this book, Yasuoka reveals insight into Japan as the country with the most severe organ shortages and the lowest numbers of organ donations among medically advanced countries. This is the first  Read more...

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Yasuoka, Maria-Keiko.
Organ donation in Japan
(DLC) 2015001616
(OCoLC)900180196
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maria-Keiko Yasuoka
ISBN: 9781498515672 1498515673
OCLC Number: 908031074
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Narratives of transplant surgeons and coordinators --
Narratives of recipients --
Narratives of donor families --
The buds of interrelationships among concerned parties --
Transforming concepts of life --
Conclusion : rebirthable life --
Afterword : my father's funeral in Japan, August 2014 --
Appendix: Japanese organ transplantation law.
Responsibility: Maria-Keiko Yasuoka.

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