Liver Transplantation and Alcoholic Patients: When Is It Justified to Just Say No?
Rutecki, Gregory W.
Ethics and Medicine. 1995; 11(2): 36-43.
Alcohol Abuse; Behavior Control; Biomedical Technologies; Christian Ethics; Disease; Discrimination; Economics; Ethics; Genetic Disorders; Illness; Justice; Livers; Liver Transplantation; Morbidity; Mortality; Organ Transplantation; Patient Compliance; Patients; Prognosis; Psychology; Refusal to Treat; Resource Allocation; Scarcity; Selection for Treatment; Self Induced Illness; Social Discrimination; Social worth; Tissue Transplantation; Transplant Recipients; Transplantation; Treatment Outcome; Withholding Treatment;
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