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Reconsidering brain death: a lesson from Japan's fifteen years of experience.
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PMID:  12945466     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Japan has been holding a nationwide debate over the nature of death for nearly twenty years. That debate led eventually to a law that gives citizens the opportunity to choose which of two views of death will apply to their own death. That law is now up for revision, and the debate is reving up.
M Morioka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Hastings Center report     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0093-0334     ISO Abbreviation:  Hastings Cent Rep     Publication Date:    2001 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-08-29     Completed Date:  2003-09-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0410447     Medline TA:  Hastings Cent Rep     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-6     Citation Subset:  E; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Attitude to Death*
Brain Death / legislation & jurisprudence*
Health Policy / legislation & jurisprudence*
Organ Transplantation / legislation & jurisprudence
Patient Participation / legislation & jurisprudence*
Tissue Donors / legislation & jurisprudence*
Tissue and Organ Harvesting / legislation & jurisprudence*

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