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Speaking for the dead; the human body in biology and medicine, 2d ed.

9780754674528

Speaking for the dead; the human body in biology and medicine, 2d ed.

Jones, D. Gareth and Maja I. Whitaker.

Ashgate Publishing Co.

2009

296 pages

$124.95

Hardcover

Medical law and ethics

QM33

The authors (both of the U. of Otago, New Zealand) conduct a bioethical investigation of the issues raised by the use of the human body and human body parts in medical and scientific investigations. Their exploration is wide-ranging and moves from medieval studies of anatomy to contemporary organ scandals in the UK, US, and China and issues raised by neuroimaging and body modification.

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