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Author Machado, Nora.

Title Using the bodies of the dead : legal, ethical, and organisational dimensions of organ transplantation / Nora Machado
Published Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate/Dartmouth, [1998]


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Description 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Key Processes in Organ Transplantation -- 3. Organ Procurement: Legislation and Praxis -- 4. Recipient Selection: Regulation and Patterns -- 5. Structural Incongruence -- 6. The Ambiguous Body -- 7. Dissonance in the Hospital -- 8. Resolving Dissonance Organisationally -- 9. Medicine and Legal Regulation -- 10. Ethical Issues
Summary "This book provides empirical materials and theory with which to better understand a number of the current problems and developments related to organ transplantation and other high-tech medical developments. It also addresses important ethical issues."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-258) and index
Subject Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Law and legislation.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Moral and ethical aspects.
LC no. 98019209
ISBN 1855219735 alkaline paper