AMA Journal of Ethics. February 2016, Volume 18, Number 2: 95-194.
Liver Transplant Ethics: From Donation to Allocation
Poll Question 1
Which is the most important value that should be used when prioritizing patients listed for organ transplant?
For an analysis of this set of ethical concepts, see the February 2016 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.
Content Question 1
Which of the following are clinical criteria in each of the United States for declaring a patient dead?
Find an answer to this question in the February 2016 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.
From the Editor
Should Physicians Attempt to Persuade a Patient to Accept a Compromised Organ for Transplant?
Conley Essay Contest
The Code Says
In the Literature
Regulations’ Impact on Donor and Recipient Selection for Liver Transplantation: How Should Outcomes be Measured and MELD Exception Scores be Considered?
Elective Transplantation for MMA Patients: How Ought Patients’ Needs for Organs to Be Prioritized when Transplantation Is Not their Only Available Treatment?
Medicine and Society
Ethical Considerations of Transplantation and Living Donation for Patients with Alcoholic Liver Diseases
Suggested Readings and Resources
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