A Revised Consent Model for the Transplantation of Face and Upper Limbs: Covenant Consent

A Revised Consent Model for the Transplantation of Face and Upper Limbs: Covenant Consent

by James L. Benedict

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319859064
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 08/02/2018
Series: International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine , #73
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

James Benedict is a scholar who holds four advanced degrees, including two doctorates, the most recent being a Ph.D. in Health Care Ethics from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He co-authored a Bioethics Report on Informed Consent for Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation for the United States Department of Defense in 2013. He has also authored multiple units of health care ethics training material currently in use at health care institutions in Pennsylvania and Maryland. He has served as a clergyman in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Maryland, authored several scholarly and popular articles, adult education curriculum in theology and biblical studies, and contributed chapters to books on liturgy and church history. His current research interests include all aspects of transplantation ethics, from acquisition and allocation of organs and tissues to authorization of donation and consent to receiving tissues and organs and tissues. James is married, a father of three and a grandfather of four.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation.- The Ethics of Consent.- The Meaning of Covenant.- Covenant Consent.- Conclusion.

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