The Undead: Organ Harvesting, the Ice-water Test, Beating Heart Cadavers : how Medicine is Blurring the Line Between Life and Death
Important and provocative, The Undead examines why even with the tools of advanced technology, what we think of as life and death, consciousness and nonconsciousness, is not exactly clear and how this problem has been further complicated by the business of organ harvesting.
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Decided to take one of my large-pile-o-library-books with me on this trip, and finished it in a couple days. Dick Teresi takes a look at brain death and how it's not as clearly defined as you might ... Read full review
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Bias and incorrect information all over. Snark is only funny if you can back it with facts, and the author plays fast and loose with those. He reminds us of his status as a science writer but he ... Read full review
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Limited preview - 2012