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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
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Important and provocative, the book 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
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death
  • Death
  • Organ trafficking
  • Near-death experiences
  • Persistent vegetative state
  • Brain death
  • Forensic pathology
  • Medical ethics
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 and index
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
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 350 p.
Isbn
9780375423710
Lccn
2011032025
System control number
  • sky239730219
  • (OCoLC)745304115
  • 818643
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 and index
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
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 350 p.
Isbn
9780375423710
Lccn
2011032025
System control number
  • sky239730219
  • (OCoLC)745304115
  • 818643

Library Locations

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