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Philosophical and Cultural Attitudes Against Brain Death and Organ Transplantation in Japan

  • Tomoko Aabe
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 66)

Keywords

Organ Transplantation Brain Death Moyamoya Disease Deep Coma Human Death 
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