TITLE

British girl recovering after forced heart transplant

AUTHOR(S)
Richmond, Caroline
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/99, Vol. 161 Issue 6, p680
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports about a 15-year-old British girl forced to have a heart transplant against her wishes. Reasons why the girl is opposed to the operation; Court decision by a judge to allow the life-saving operation to proceed; Conflicting opinions about the outcome from lawyers and medical ethicists.
ACCESSION #
2291168

 

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