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Transplantation ethics

Author: Robert M Veatch; Lainie Friedman Ross
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Georgetown University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Although the history of organ transplant has its roots in ancient Christian mythology, it is only in the past fifty years that body parts from the deceased have successfully been procured and transplanted into a living person. The three critical issues that Robert Veatch outlined in the first edition of his seminal study Transplantation Ethics still remain: deciding when human beings are dead; deciding when it is  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Veatch; Lainie Friedman Ross
ISBN: 9781626161689 1626161682 9781626161672 1626161674
OCLC Number: 881146156
Description: xxi, 451 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Defining Death --
Part II. Procuring Organs.
Responsibility: Robert M. Veatch & Lainie Friedman Ross.

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Although the history of organ transplant has its roots in ancient Christian mythology, it is only in the past fifty years that body parts from a dead person have successfully been procured and  Read more...

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This is a must-read book for anyone wishing to understand the complexities surrounding organ transplantation. Besdies thoroughness and depth of discussion, one of the many strenghths found throughout Read more...

 
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