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Kidney for Sale by Owner : Human Organs, Transplantation, and the Market (Paperback) (Mark J. Cherry)

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If most Americans accept the notion that the market is the most efficient means to distribute resources, why should body parts be excluded?

Each year thousands of people die waiting for organ transplants. Many of these deaths could have been prevented were it not for the almost universal moral hand-wringing over the concept of selling human organs. Kidney for Sale by Owner, now with a new preface, boldly deconstructs the roadblocks that are standing in the way of restoring health to thousands of people. Author and bioethicist Mark Cherry reasserts the case that health care could be improved and lives saved by introducing a regulated transplant organs market rather than by well-meant, but misguided, prohibitions.

Number of Pages: 258
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Ethics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Georgetown Univ Pr
Author: Mark J. Cherry
Language: English
Street Date: February 1, 2016
TCIN: 50750561
UPC: 9781626162938
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-4439
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