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The undead : organ harvesting, the ice-water test, beating heart cadavers : how medicine is blurring the line between life and death / Dick Teresi.

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  • ISBN: 9780375423710
  • ISBN: 0375423710
  • Description: xi, 350 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books,

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  • 12 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Death is here to stay -- A history of death -- The brain-death revolution -- The new undead -- Netherworlds -- The near-death experience -- Postmodern death -- The moment of death and the search for self.
Summary: A controversial analysis of the organ transplant "business" and its relationship to hospitals and doctors.
Subject: Death > Proof and certification.
Death > History.
Death > Social aspects.
Death > Psychological aspects.
Organ trafficking.
Near-death experiences.
Persistent vegetative state.
Brain death.
Forensic pathology.
Medical ethics.