Retransplantation of Scarce Organs: The Ethical Lessons
Zinberg, Joel M.
JAMA. 1994 Apr 20; 271(15): 1157-1158.
Adults; Anencephaly; Animal Organs; Biomedical Technologies; Body Parts and Fluids; Children; Consent; Death; Determination of Death; Drugs; Incentives; Justice; Moral Policy; Mortality; Organ Donation; Organ Transplantation; Presumed Consent; Prognosis; Resource Allocation; Retreatment; Retransplantation; Scarcity; Selection for Treatment; Tissue Donation; Tissue Transplantation; Transplant Recipients; Transplantation; Utilitarianism;
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