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This book offers a theoretical and practical overview of the specific ethical and legal issues in pediatric organ transplantation. Written by a team of leading experts, Ethical Issues in Pediatric Organ Transplantation addresses those difficult ethical questions concerning clinical, organizational, legal and policy issues including donor, recipient and allocation issues. Challenging topics, including children as donors, donation after cardiac death, misattributed paternity, familial conflicts of interest, developmental disability as a listing criteria, small bowel transplant, and considerations in navigating the media are discussed. It serves as a fundamental handbook and resource for pediatricians, transplant health care professionals, trainees, graduate students, scholars, practitioners of bioethics and health policy makers.
Genre: Philosophy, Medical
Sub-Genre: Surgery / General, Pediatrics, Ethics + Moral Philosophy
Series Title: International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Street Date: June 6, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-2583
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