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The Definition of Death: Contemporary Controversies

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7207.458a (Published 14 August 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:458
  1. Sheila McLean, director
  1. Institute of Law and Ethics in Medicine, University of Glasgow

    Eds Stuart J Youngner, Robert M Arnold, Renie Schapiro


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    Johns Hopkins University Press, £45, pp 368

    ISBN 0 8018 5985 9

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    This is an excellent book. The editors have managed to put together contributions from some of the most influential thinkers in biomedical ethics in the United States, and some experts from other countries, making for an engaging and fascinating collection of short articles. For readers unversed in the depth of the debate, some articles may initially seem somewhat difficult, but, …

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