Anencephaly--organ transplantation?

Byrne, Paul A.; Evers, Joseph C.
June 1993
Issues in Law & Medicine;Summer93, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p23
Academic Journal
Discusses the case of an anencephalic infant Theresa Ann Campo Pearson in the context of the controversy over the declaration of brain death for the purpose of acquiring transplantable organs. Moral issues involved in creating a fictional category of death for anencephalic infants; Uniform Determination of Death Act; Prenatal and postnatal diagnoses.


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