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Daniel B. Sinclair

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780198268277

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268277.001.0001

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

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

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(p.228) 6 Science, Halakhah, and Public Health Policy: The Definition of Death, Heart Transplants, Organ Donation, and the Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources
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Jewish Biomedical Law
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Daniel B. Sinclair

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268277.003.0006

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 medical resources.

Keywords:   death, heart transplants, organ donation, halakhah, organ transplant

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