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Perspektiven des Medizinrechts im 21. Jahrhundert

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ISBN: 9783940344083 Year: Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Law
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Series "Göttinger Schriften zum Medizinrecht" (medicine law), which deals with several important debates in modern medicine such as gene therapy, research with embryonic stem cells, bio databases, living organ donation, and in general the economisation of the health system.

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Book Series: Histoire ISBN: 9783839432327 9783837632323 Year: Pages: 334 DOI: 10.14361/9783839432327 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag Grant: Schweizerischer Nationalfonds zur Förderung der Wissenschaftlichen Forschung
Subject: Medicine (General)
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How did the Swiss organ donation crisis come about? Despite reforms and advertising campaigns, from the late '80s, Swiss transplant medicine began to lament an increasing mistrust in organ donation and falling donor numbers. Simon Hofmann throws light on the role of doctors, nurses, family members and donees, but also of the media, politicians and the pharmaceutical industry. In doing so, he draws out the relations between hospital practices, public debates, and fictitious narratives about organ smuggling. He tells a complex and contradictory story of modern biomedicine at the edge of life and death, which is shaped as much by economic calculations as by utopian hope and traumatic fears.

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