Transplantation: The Problem of Limited Resources
Iglehart, John K.
New England Journal of Medicine. 1983 Jul 14; 309(2): 123-128.
A review is provided of policy issues concerning organ donation and organ transplantation which were raised at hearings held by Rep. Albert Gore, chairman of the House Science and Technology Subcommitee on Investigations and Oversight. The congressional inquiry delved into the status of organ transplantation in the U.S.; inadequacies in the current system for organ procurement; and dilemmas that third-party payers, public and private, face in deciding whether to pay for costly new transplantation procedures. (KIE abstract)
Biomedical Technologies; Federal Government; Financial Support; Government; Government Financing; Health; Health Insurance; Hearts; Incentives; Insurance; Kidneys; Livers; Organ Donation; Organ Transplantation; Organ Procurement; Politics; Public Policy; Review; Scarcity; Science; State Government; Technology; Technology Assessment; Tissue Donation; Tissue Transplantation; Transplantation;
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