Xenotransplantation – ethics and regulation

  title={Xenotransplantation – ethics and regulation},
  author={Tracy Ellison},
Abstract:  Healthcare workers, researchers, and policy makers find themselves in challenging times, being required to make (often prompt) decisions in the face of novel ethical dilemmas. Moral theory may assist with decision‐making in complex areas of medicine such as the xenotransplantation of insulin‐producing cells to reverse diabetes. Moral theory attempts to capture intuitions about whether an action is right or wrong and it may gives us a deeper understanding of moral claims as it gives… Expand
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