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Human Organ Transplant Ordinance: Facilitating Adult Live Donor Transplants?

Athena Liu

in Law and Medicine: Current Legal Issues Volume 3

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299189
eISBN:
9780191685644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299189.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

Organ transplant raises difficult legal and ethical issues. Organs may come from a live or dead donor, and a donor may be an adult or a minor. This chapter deals with only live adult (over eighteen) ... More


Science, Halakhah, and Public Health Policy: The Definition of Death, Heart Transplants, Organ Donation, and the Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources

Daniel B. Sinclair

in Jewish Biomedical Law: Legal and Extra-Legal Dimensions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268277
eISBN:
9780191683480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268277.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses the following topics: the definition of death, heart transplants, organ donations, the gap between the halakhah and modern organ transplant policy, and the rationing of scarce ... More


Organ Transplant

K. Kannan

in Medicine and the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198082880
eISBN:
9780199082827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082880.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Prolongation of life and improvement of quality of health assumed immense possibilities with organ transplants from live and deceased donors. When a person can be treated as dead in order for organs ... More


Human Trafficking and Organ Trade: Does the Law Really Care for the Health of People?

Daniel Sperling

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses the health risks associated with living donations; the legal responses to and management of organ trade under the trafficking framework; and the problematic association between ... More


Exposing the Limits of the Law?: Biotechnological Challenges to Global Health

Sara Fovargue

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Xenotransplantation involves ‘the transplantation of living cells, tissues, or organs of animal origin or of human material that has had ex vivo contact with these living, xenogeneic materials’. The ... More


Transplant Tourism

I. Glenn Cohen

in Patients with Passports: Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199975099
eISBN:
9780190205522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975099.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Organ sale is illegal in every country except Iran but thriving black markets persist. This chapter examines medical tourism for the sale of organs—“transplant tourism”—its ethics, and its ... More


Trafficking, Tourism, and Trading: A Dark Convergence in Transplantation?

Trevor Stammers

in Philosophical Foundations of Medical Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198796558
eISBN:
9780191837814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796558.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

Organ transplantation has become a victim of its own success with the global need for organs outstripping supply. Organ trafficking and transplant tourism have developed as ways to circumvent the ... More


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