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The ethics of human cadaver organ transplantation: a biologist's viewpoint.
  1. H E Emson
  1. University Hospital, Saskatoon, Canada.


    The rights of the various individuals involved in decision-making in cadaver organ donation are considered, and there is discussion of the relation of human cadavers to the planetary biomass. I conclude that the rights of the potential recipient should outweigh those of the other parties concerned and that education and legislation should recognise and promote this.

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