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Author Weimer, David Leo

Title Medical governance : values, expertise, and interests in organ transplantation / David L. Weimer

Publ Info Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2010]
2010
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 RWU Main Library  RD129.5 .W45 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xvi, 214 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series American governance and public policy series
American governance and public policy
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Medical governance : important but neglected -- Balancing values, expertise, and interests -- The organ procurement and transplantation network -- Expanding organ supply -- Liver allocation and the final rule -- Incremental response to racial disparity in kidney allocation -- The kidney allocation review : can the OPTN make nonincremental change? -- How and how well does the OPTN govern? -- Is the OPTN a viable and desirable model in other medical contexts?
LC subject Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (United States)
Procurement of organs, tissues, etc. -- United States
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- United States
Mesh Subject Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (United States)
Organ Transplantation -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States
Government Regulation -- United States
Tissue and Organ Procurement -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States
ISBN 9781589016316 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1589016319 (pbk. : alk. paper)