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Die Notwendigkeit der rechtlichen Harmonisierung der Lebendorganspende auf europäischer und internationaler EbeneNomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 100.53
Die Notwendigkeit der rechtlichen Harmonisierung der Lebendorganspende auf europaÌ?ischer und internationaler Ebene more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 33.95
Strange Harvest illuminates the wondrous yet disquieting medical realm of organ transplantation by drawing on the voices of those most deeply involved: transplant recipients, clinical specialists, and the surviving kin of deceased organ donors. In this rich and deeply engaging ethnographic study, anthropologist Lesley Sharp explores how these parties... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 54.99
The plight of a patient waiting months, sometimes years, for an organ transplant is one of the most heart-wrenching predicaments confronting medicine today. But the current critical shortage of human donor organs has had one positive consequence: it has stimulated promising new research into the field of xenotransplantation--the transplantation of... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95
Rapid technological advances, the establishment of large-scale biobanks, and the exchange of data across international boundaries raise a variety of questions for regulators struggling with the problem of how to govern such stores of information and the processes connected with them. This truly international volume offers new insights from a range... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 35.00
In 1841 the American sailing ship William Brown struck an iceberg. About half of the passengers and all of the crew were saved in two small, open boats. The next night, half of the passengers in the larger long-boat were thrown overboard because the boat was overfull. This was the first case of lifeboat ethics, of hard choices in the face of scarcity.... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Governments throughout the industrialized world make decisions that fundamentally affect the quality and accessibility of medical care. In the United States, despite the absence of universal health insurance, these decisions have great influence on the practice of medicine. In Medical Governance, David Weimer explores an alternative regulatory approach... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 22.50
More than any other altruistic gesture, blood and organ donation exemplifies the true spirit of self-sacrifice. Donors literally give of themselves for no reward so that the life of an individual—often anonymous—may be spared. But as the demand for blood and organs has grown, the value of a system that depends solely on gifts has... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 169.00
With the very recent (2005/6) introduction of the European Directive on cell and tissue banking, a paradigm shift is taking in raising standards on all aspects of tissue banking from procurement to processing, from storage to clinical usage. A number of monographs have appeared giving guidance on GMP and quality systems that should be adhered to. There... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
"Transplantation of Neural Tissues into the Spinal Cord" presents both recent and early results from various experiments where grafts of neuronal, glial and other tissues, as well as artificial materials, were placed into the spinal cord. This book evaluates the contribution and effect of these studies to our understanding of basic neurobiological... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 29.95
Why has Egypt, a pioneer of organ transplantation, been reluctant to pass a national organ transplant law for more than three decades? This book analyzes the national debate over organ transplantation in Egypt as it has unfolded during a time of major social and political transformation?including mounting dissent against a brutal regime, the privatization... more...