A Framework for the Collection, Retention and Use of Human Body Parts

  title={A Framework for the Collection, Retention and Use of Human Body Parts},
  author={Cordelia Thomas},
Organ transplantation and biotechnological research depend on the availability of body parts, which necessitates the willing involvement of the public. The rapid development of biotechnology has led to a search for an adequate decision-making framework for the acquisition, retention and utilisation of body parts. It has also lead to disquiet about the commercialisation of research with the source being the only participant who is unable to benefit financially. In developing such a framework it… 
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