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Author Miller, Franklin G.
Title Death, dying, and organ transplantation : reconstructing medical ethics at the end of life / Franklin G. Miller and Robert D. Truog.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2012]
©2012

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Subject Euthanasia -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Procurement of organs, tissues, etc. -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Withholding Treatment -- ethics.
Ethics, Medical.
Euthanasia, Active -- ethics.
Tissue and Organ Procurement -- ethics.
Alt Name Truog, Robert.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 196 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Withdrawing life-sustaining treatment: allowing to die or causing death? -- Active euthanasia -- Death and the brain -- Challenges to a circulatory-respiratory criterion for death -- Donation after circulatory determination of death -- Vital organ donation without the dead donor rule -- Legal fictions approach to organ donation.
Summary Miller and Truog challenge fundamental doctrines of established medical ethics. They argue systematically that physicians legitimately cause the death of patients in the routine practices of withdrawing life support and vital organ donation.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199909957 (electronic bk.)
0199909954 (electronic bk.)
9780199739172 (alk. paper)
019973917X (alk. paper)
9780199918683
0199918686
OCLC # 773828481
Additional Format Print version: Miller, Franklin G. Death, dying, and organ transplantation. Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2012 9780199739172 (DLC) 2011003572 (OCoLC)698580717