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Title Organ transplantation : meanings and realities / edited by Stuart J. Youngner, Renée C. Fox, and Laurence J. O'Connell.

Publication Info. Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, [1996]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  617.95 O68O    Check Shelf
Description vii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Renée C. Fox, Laurence J. O'Connell, and Stuart J. Youngner -- The realities of organ transplantation / Laurence J. O'Connell -- Some must die / Stuart J. Youngner -- Why organ transplant programs do not succeed / Leslie A. Fiedler -- Fearful symmetry : corpses for anatomy, organs for transplantation? / Ruth Richardson -- Organ vendors, families, and the gift of life / Thomas H. Murray -- Organ donation and transplantation : a surgeon's view / Barry D. Kahan -- Deadly disputes : ideologies and brain death in Japan / Margaret Lock -- Choosing life : aspects of Judaism affecting organ transplantation / Elliot N. Dorff -- Transplanting myths of organ transplants / Wendy Doniger -- Cosmas and Damian : of medicine, miracles, and the economies of the body / Leonard Barkan -- Afterthoughts : continuing reflections on organ transplantation / Renée C. Fox.
Subject Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Social aspects.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Psychological aspects.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Religious aspects.
Indexed Term Humans Organs (Body) Transplantation
Subject Tissue Transplantation -- psychology.
Ethics, Medical.
Religion and Medicine.
Added Author Youngner, Stuart J.
Fox, Renée C. (Renée Claire), 1928-2020
O'Connell, Laurence J.
ISBN 0299149609 alkaline paper
0299149641 paperback : alk. paper
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