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Author Teresi, Dick.

Title The undead : organ harvesting, the ice-water test, beating heart cadavers : how medicine is blurring the line between life and death / Dick Teresi.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, [2012]


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Edition First edition.
Description xi, 350 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-334) and index.
Contents Death is here to stay -- A history of death -- The brain-death revolution -- The new undead -- Netherworlds -- The near-death experience -- Postmodern death -- The moment of death and the search for self.
Summary Science writer Dick Teresi examines how death is determined by the medical community and explores organ trafficking, brain death, and near-death experiences.
Subject Death -- Proof and certification.
Death -- History.
Death -- Social aspects.
Death -- Psychological aspects.
Organ trafficking.
Near-death experiences.
Persistent vegetative state.
Brain death.
Forensic pathology.
Medical ethics.
Attitude to Death.
Death -- Autobiography.
Persistent Vegetative State.
Tissue and Organ Harvesting.
ISBN 9780375423710: $26.95
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