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Consequences of the Current Policy

in The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the current state of the global organ procurement system and discusses the most direct consequence of the organ shortage: transplant waiting lists. It analyzes waiting list ... More


The Global Organ Shortage: Economic Causes, Human Consequences, Policy Responses

T. Randolph Beard, David L. Kaserman, and Rigmar Osterkamp

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784092
eISBN:
9780804784641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784092.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Although organ transplants provide the best, and often the only, effective therapy for many otherwise fatal conditions, the great benefits of transplantation go largely unrealized because of failures ... More


Efficacy

Alex Rajczi

in The Ethics of Universal Health Insurance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190946838
eISBN:
9780190946869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946838.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some people express concern that social minimum programs might be ineffective, inefficient, counterproductive, or unnecessary. This chapter focuses on three specific worries about efficacy that are ... More


Understanding Trans Health: Discourse, Power and Possibility

Ruth Pearce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447342335
eISBN:
9781447342380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447342335.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

What does it mean for someone to be ‘trans’? What are the implications of this for healthcare provision? Drawing on the findings of an extensive research project, this book addresses urgent ... More


Impact of Sure Start Local Programmes on children and families

Jay Belsky and Edward Melhuish

in The National Evaluation of Sure Start: Does area-based early intervention work?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349507
eISBN:
9781447303909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349507.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter presents findings related to the effectiveness of SSLPs in fostering the well being of nine-month-olds (who are being studied again at ages three and five) and 36-month-olds (who were ... More


The Italian Context

Renzo Pegoraro and Alessandra Bernardi

in Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199989447
eISBN:
9780190207489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989447.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Italy’s health care system is a regionally based National Health Service that provides universal coverage that is free of charge at the point of service, yet there is substantial regional variability ... More


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