Abstract
The child was 2 years, 8 months old and weighed 25 pounds, one-fifth the weight of her mother, for whom she was to be the bone marrow donor. The mother had suffered a relapse of acute myelogenous leukemia; her physicians recommended a bone marrow transplant. The child was the closest human leukocyte antigen match and thus the best donor candidate for her mother's transplant
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1017/S0963180104132064
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 58,862
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Psycholegal Issues in Sibling Bone Marrow Donation.Victoria Weisz - 1992 - Ethics and Behavior 2 (3):185 – 201.
Sharing Our Body and Blood: Organ Donation and Feminist Critiques of Sacrifice.Ann Mongoven - 2003 - Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 28 (1):89 – 114.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2010-08-24

Total views
23 ( #459,268 of 2,426,323 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
2 ( #347,691 of 2,426,323 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes