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Speaking for the dead : the human body in biology and medicine

Author: D Gareth Jones; Maja I Whitaker
Publisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009.
Series: Medical law and ethics.
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Speaking for the Dead is an incisive examination of the controversial issues surrounding the use of human cadavers in scientific research. Fully revised and updated to include recent developments in this area, this new edition incorporates the repeated organ scandals in the UK, body parts scandals in the United States, and the abuses of bodies in China. As many more techniques become available for the manipulation  Read more...
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Jones, D. Gareth (David Gareth), 1940-
Speaking for the dead.
Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2009
(DLC) 2008040010
(OCoLC)253188180
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D Gareth Jones; Maja I Whitaker
ISBN: 9780754695790 0754695794 0754674525 9780754674528
OCLC Number: 436156647
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 296 pages).
Contents: The dead body --
The dissected body --
The abused body --
The plastinated body --
The transplanted body --
The indigenous body --
The developing body --
The thinking body --
The modified body.
Series Title: Medical law and ethics.
Responsibility: D. Gareth Jones and Maja I. Whitaker.
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Presents an examination of the highly topical and often controversial issues surrounding the use of human cadavers in scientific research. This book includes the repeated organ scandals in the UK,  Read more...

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Rated as 'Research Essential' by Baker & Taylor Speaking for the Dead is a treasure trove for anatomists, anthropologists, and physicians of every discipline. The text will be informative and Read more...

 
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