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Organ Transplantation Policy
edited by James F. Blumstein and Frank A. Sloan
Duke University Press, 1989
eISBN: 978-0-8223-9915-5 | Cloth: 978-0-8223-0939-0
Library of Congress Classification RD120.7.O725 1989
Dewey Decimal Classification 174.25

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Organ transplantation as a high-cost surgical and medical procedure poses an extraordinarily rich and complex set of social, ethical, and policy issues.
A June 1988 symposium at Vanderbilt University gathered leaders in a wide variety of fields to synthesize the current state of knowledge concerning organ transplantation policy and to access policy options. Collected here are the revised papers presented at that symposium; also included is one influential earlier paper on the same topic. Together, they constitute a major contribution to the debate on organ transplantation policy and its moral, legal, financial, and political implications.

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