A Question of Give and Takeby Bill New, Michael Solomon, Robert Dingwall, Jean McHale
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).
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Table of ContentsIntroduction - 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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