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Global Trafficking in Bodies

Gary Alan Fine and Bill Ellis

in The Global Grapevine: Why Rumors of Terrorism, Immigration, and Trade Matter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199736317
eISBN:
9780199866458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736317.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Rumors about the theft of human body parts have enormous symbolic potency. Residents of third‐world countries realize that industrial nations exploit their resources and labor. In a world where human ... More


Death and end-of-life care in advanced kidney disease

Ken Farrington and E Joanna Chambers

in Supportive Care for the Renal Patient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199560035
eISBN:
9780191730139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses end-of-life issues as they relate to patients with advanced kidney failure. It focuses mainly on those patients whose kidney failure is being treated by dialysis or by ... More


Discipline Exchange on Swaps

Marie-Andrée Jacob

in Law and Anthropology: Current Legal Issues Volume 12

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199580910
eISBN:
9780191723025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580910.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the kidney swap or kidney paired donation, which is both a method shaped by the medical professions and computer technologies, and a practice shared by patients. It occurs when ... More


Terrestrial animals Terrestrial animals

Timothy J. Bradley

in Animal Osmoregulation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198569961
eISBN:
9780191728273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569961.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Terrestrial animals face extremely large gradients for the activity of water between their bodily fluids and the dry atmosphere that surrounds them. The capacity of air to hold water vapour varies ... More


Ethical Issues in the Supply and Demand of Human Kidneys

Debra Satz

in Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195311594
eISBN:
9780199870714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311594.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the values at stake in the debate about organ markets drawing on the framework developed in chapter 4. But the chapter also raises a distinct consideration that is relevant to ... More


Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

Meda E. Pavkov, Nilka R. Burrows, William C. Knowler, Robert L. Hanson, and Robert G. Nelson

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the frequency, course, and risk factors for diabetic kidney disease (CKD). It reviews current management strategies and discusses the impact of management on the progression of ... More


Consent With Inducements: The Case of Body Parts and Services

Janet Radcliffe Richards

in The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335149
eISBN:
9780199866335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335149.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the bearing of financial inducements on consent, focusing on the issue of selling kidneys for transplantation. How can it be considered unethical to sell kidneys if it is ... More


Kidney to Share

Martha Gershun and John D., MD Lantos

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501755439
eISBN:
9781501755453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501755439.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book tells the story of the author's decision to donate a kidney to a stranger. The book takes readers through the complex process by which such donors are vetted to ensure that they are ... More


The patient presenting with an overactive adrenal gland

Franco Mantero and Nora Albiger

in Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198529415
eISBN:
9780191730344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.003.0024
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter presents a case for a patient with an overactive adrenal gland. The adrenal gland can be the site of hormonally active or inactive lesions, benign or malignant tumors, metastases, and ... More


The patient presenting with frequently recurring urinary tract calculi

Hans-Göran Tiselius

in Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198529415
eISBN:
9780191730344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.003.0025
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Patients with frequently recurring urinary stones have benefited over the last few decades from the many technological advances that have been made to facilitate the acute management of a symptomatic ... More


Health-related quality of life and the patient with chronic kidney disease

Fredric O Finkelstein and Susan H Finkelstein

in Supportive Care for the Renal Patient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199560035
eISBN:
9780191730139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Based on the definition provided by the World Health Organization, quality of life is an individual's perception of their position in life placed in the context of the culture and value systems in ... More


Specialized Physiological Characteristics of Amphibia

Stanley S. Hillman, Philip C. Withers, Robert C. Drewes, and Stanley D. Hillyard

in Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Amphibians

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198570325
eISBN:
9780191728259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570325.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter delineates the specialized physiological characteristics of amphibians, including anatomy and physiology of physiological processes of amphibians that have served as unique and powerful ... More


Psychological and psychiatric considerations in patients with advanced renal disease

Daniel Cukor, Eileen M Farrell, Lewis M Cohen, and Paul L Kimmel

in Supportive Care for the Renal Patient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199560035
eISBN:
9780191730139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the major psychological reactions to a chronic condition such as ESRD. It suggests an approach that would help provide optimum holistic patient care and provides a summary of ... More


Conservative management of end-stage renal disease

Fliss Murtagh and Neil Sheerin

in Supportive Care for the Renal Patient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199560035
eISBN:
9780191730139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

It is known that kidney failure always leads to death. Patients with renal disease can use dialysis treatment, which helps sustain the life of these patients. This chapter discusses the patients who ... More


Challenging (Organ and Global) Boundaries

Lainie Friedman and J. Richard Thistlethwaite, Jr

in The Living Organ Donor as Patient: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197618202
eISBN:
9780197618233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197618202.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Medical Ethics

The original living kidney paired exchanges (KPE) involved two donors who were ABO- or crossmatch incompatible with their intended recipients but were compatible with the other’s recipient such that ... More


Spare Parts and Desperate Need

Anne Phillips

in Our Bodies, Whose Property?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150864
eISBN:
9781400846368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150864.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter moves on to markets in body tissues and parts, focusing on the trade in live kidneys. Given the risks to vendors, and the significant number of patients dying each year while waiting for ... More


Market Design for Kidney Exchange

Tayfun SÖnmez and Utku M. Ünver

in The Handbook of Market Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199570515
eISBN:
9780191765957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570515.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter begins by summarizing the mechanics governing kidney donations. There are two sources of donation: deceased donors and living donors. It then analyzes the kidney exchange problem as a ... More


Renal Cancer

JOSEPH K. MCLAUGHLIN, LOREN LIPWORTH, ROBERT E. TARONE, and WILLIAM J. BLOT

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0057
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Malignant tumors of the kidney account for about 2% of all new cancer cases in the United States and worldwide, with 38,890 cases and 12,840 deaths estimated for 2006 in the United States. This ... More


Bioprinting: To Make Ourselves Anew

Kenneth Douglas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190943547
eISBN:
9780197558164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943547.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

Abstract: This book describes how bioprinting emerged from 3D printing and details the accomplishments and challenges in bioprinting tissues of cartilage, skin, bone, muscle, neuromuscular junctions, ... More


Kidney Disorders

Virginia M. Weaver, Bernard G. Jaar, and Jeffrey J. Fadrowski

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0031
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes kidney disorders related to occupational and environmental exposures and addresses prevention and control. Sections address assessment of kidney function, acute kidney injury, ... More


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