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Organ donation

Author: Laura K Egendorf
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2013]
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume addresses controversial questions regarding the issue of organ donation. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura K Egendorf
ISBN: 9780737763324 0737763329 9780737763331 0737763337
OCLC Number: 827119951
Description: 182 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch.1 Is the organ allocation system fair? : Government oversight into organ transplants needs improvement / United States Government Accountability Office --
The organ donation system remains biased against the disabled / Steven Reiss --
Organ donors should consider where their organs end up / Laura Schlessinger --
How not to assign kidneys / Lainie Friedman Ross, Benjamin E. Hippen ; Ch. 2 How can organ donation be increased? : The selling of organs should be legalized / Anthony Gregory --
Tax cuts for organs? / Priya Shetty --
The meat market / Alex Tabarrok --
Presumed consent is the wrong way to increase organ donation / Daniel Sayani ; Ch. 3 What ethical issues surround organ donation? : Organ donation: the inconvenient truth / John B. Shea --
Recovery of organs based on brain death is ethical / James M. DuBois --
Organ donation by a prisoner: legal and ethical considerations / Stuart J. Bagatell, Donald P. Owens, Marc J. Kahn --
Forcing prisoners to donate organs as a condition for release is unethical / St. Louis Post-Dispatch --
The use of children as sibling donors is unethical / Jennifer Lahl --
Concerns about savior siblings should be based on facts / Erin Nelson, Timothy Caulfield ; Ch. 4 What is the future of organ donation? : Xenotransplantation has potential / William Edward Beschorner --
Ethical debate: ethics of xeno-transplantation / Murali Krishn, Peter Lepping --
Artificial organs could save lives / The Economist --
Some artificial organs are years away from viability / Anthony Atala, interviewed by Marissa Cevallos --
Stem cells could solve the organ donation problem / Andre Terzic, Brooks S. Edwards, Katherine C. McKee, Timothy J. Nelson.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Laura Egendorf, book editor.

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This volume addresses controversial questions regarding the issue of organ donation. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.

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