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The human body and the law : a medico-legal study

Author: David W Meyers
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017. ©1970
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"In this admirably objective and lucid exposition, the author examines from a medico-legal standpoint the comparative position in various countries, particularly in the UK and the USA, of currently controversial medical procedures: voluntary sterilisation, compulsory sterilisation and castration, trans-sexualism, experimentation, transplantation, and euthanasia - few of which, if any, enjoy a settled or clearly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W Meyers
ISBN: 9781351514576 1351514571 020378958X 9780203789582
OCLC Number: 1003131185
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter 1 Voluntary Sterilisation --
chapter 2 Compulsory Sterilisation and Castration --
chapter 3 · Transsexualism: Problems of Sex Determination and Alteration p --
chapter 4 · Medical Experimentation --
chapter 5 Transplantation of Organs --
chapter 6 Euthanasia.
Responsibility: by David W. Meyers.

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