Ethical issues in limb transplants.

Abstract

On one view, limb transplants cross technological frontiers but not ethical ones; the only issues to be resolved concern professional competence, under the assumption of patient autonomy. Given that the benefits of limb transplant do not outweigh the risks, however, the autonomy and rationality of the patient are not necessarily self-evident. In addition to… (More)

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@article{Dickenson1999EthicalII, title={Ethical issues in limb transplants.}, author={Donna Dickenson and Guy Widdershoven}, journal={Bioethics}, year={1999}, volume={15 2}, pages={110-24} }