E 123 The Ethics of Transplantation (2001)


There continues to be a serious shortage of organs for transplantation, and yet the demand for this high cost treatment continues to grow. In such an environment, what can be done is in danger of taking precedence over what should be done - technology triumphs over ethics.

This careful exploration by a medical expert attempts to construct an ethical framework relating to donors, recipients and the questions of limited resources. And it looks ahead to future ethical challenges as new technologies emerge.

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Author: Keith Rigg

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