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

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

Label
The undead : organ harvesting, the ice-water test, beating-heart cadavers : how medicine is blurring the line between life and death
Title
The undead
Title remainder
organ harvesting, the ice-water test, beating-heart cadavers : how medicine is blurring the line between life and death
Statement of responsibility
Dick Teresi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Science writer Dick Teresi examines how death is determined by the medical community and explores organ trafficking, brain death, and near-death experiences
Summary
Examines how the business of organ harvesting further complicates the process of death declaration and evaluates how death has been determined throughout history
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10083779
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Teresi, Dick
Dewey number
610
Index
index present
LC call number
RA1063
LC item number
.T47 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2012 C-972
  • W 820
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Death
  • Persistent vegetative state
  • Organ trafficking
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
organ harvesting, the ice-water test, beating heart cadavers : how medicine is blurring the line between life and death
Label
The undead : organ harvesting, the ice-water test, beating-heart cadavers : how medicine is blurring the line between life and death, Dick Teresi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xi, 350 pages
Isbn
9780375423710
Lccn
2011032025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)745304115
  • (OCoLC)ocn745304115
  • 307627
Label
The undead : organ harvesting, the ice-water test, beating-heart cadavers : how medicine is blurring the line between life and death, Dick Teresi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xi, 350 pages
Isbn
9780375423710
Lccn
2011032025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)745304115
  • (OCoLC)ocn745304115
  • 307627

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