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Author Weimer, David Leo.

Title Medical governance : values, expertise, and interests in organ transplantation / David L. Weimer
Published Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 214 pages) : illustrations
Series American governance and public policy series
American governance and public policy.
Contents Medical governance : important but neglected -- Balancing values, expertise, and interests -- The organ procurement and transplantation network -- Expanding organ supply -- Liver allocation and the final rule -- Incremental response to racial disparity in kidney allocation -- The kidney allocation review : can the OPTN make nonincremental change? -- How and how well does the OPTN govern? -- Is the OPTN a viable and desirable model in other medical contexts?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (United States)
Procurement of organs, tissues, etc. -- United States.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1589016823 (electronic bk.)
9781589016828 (electronic bk.)