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作者 Fovargue, Sara, 1971-
書名 Xenotransplantation and risk : regulating a developing biotechnology / Sara Fovargue
出版項 New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
國際標準書號 9780521195768 (hbk.)
0521195764 (hbk.)
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  QR188.8 .F58 2012    在架上    30660020099698
說明 xiii, 291 p. ; 24 cm
系列 Cambridge law, medicine and ethics
Cambridge law, medicine, and ethics
附註 "Some developing biotechnologies challenge accepted legal and ethical norms because of the risks they pose. Xenotransplantation (cross-species transplantation) may prolong life but may also harm the xeno-recipient and the public due to its potential to transmit infectious diseases. These trans-boundary diseases emphasise the global nature of advances in health care and highlight the difficulties of identifying, monitoring and regulating such risks and thereby protecting individual and public health. Xenotransplantation raises questions about how uncertainty and risk are understood and accepted, and exposes tensions between private benefit and public health. Where public health is at risk, a precautionary approach informed by the harm principle supports prioritising the latter, but the issues raised by genetically engineered solid organ xenotransplants have not, as yet, been sufficiently discussed. This must occur prior to their clinical introduction because of the necessary changes to accepted norms which are needed to appropriately safeguard individual and public health"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
Introducing the issues -- Dealing with risk -- Regulating experimental procedures and medical research -- Regulatory responses to developing biotechnologies -- Challenges to legal and ethical norms : first party consent and third parties at risk -- Surveillance and monitoring : balancing public health and individual freedom -- Summary and concluding thoughts : looking to the future
主題 Xenografts
Transplantation immunology
Xenografts -- Moral and ethical aspects
Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc
Transplantation, Heterologous
Transplantation, Heterologous -- ethics
Transplantation, Heterologous -- legislation & jurisprudence
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