A Question of Give and Take

A Question of Give and Take

by Bill New, Michael Solomon, Robert Dingwall, Jean McHale
     
 

ISBN-10: 187060735X

ISBN-13: 9781870607353

Pub. Date: 04/07/1994

Publisher: Kings Fund

Transplanting organs from one human to another is increasingly constrained by a shortage of donors. The focus of this report is on the supply of organs which, in the developed world, predominantly come from deceased donors, who have been artificially ventilated in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Overview

Transplanting organs from one human to another is increasingly constrained by a shortage of donors. The focus of this report is on the supply of organs which, in the developed world, predominantly come from deceased donors, who have been artificially ventilated in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781870607353
Publisher:
Kings Fund
Publication date:
04/07/1994
Pages:
88

Table of Contents

Introduction - the problem
activity - the UK and beyond
context - the law, religion and public opinion
options - how can the supply be improved?
ethics - are the options morally defensible?
rationing - are resources being allocated fairly?
concluding comments and recommendations.

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