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    Distributive Justice and the Introduction of Generic Medicines.Guilhermina Rego, Cristina Brandão, Helena Melo & Rui Nunes - 2002 - Health Care Analysis 10 (2):221-229.
    Introduction: All countries face the issue of choice in healthcare. Allocation of healthcare resources is clearly associated with the concept of distributive justice and to the existence of a right to healthcare. Nevertheless, there is still the question of whether this right should include all types of healthcare services or if it should be limited to selected types. It follows that choices must be made, priorities must be set and that efficiency of healthcare services should be maximum.
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    Ethical and Legal Issues in Xenotransplantation.Helena Melo, Cristina Brandao, Guilhermina Rego & Rui Nunes - 2001 - Bioethics 15 (5-6):427-442.
    In most western countries, there is a 'human organ shortage' with waiting lists for the performance of transplantation. In a recent report of the UNOS Ethics Committee it is stated that there are approximately 31,000 potential recipients on waiting lists, but only one fourth of potential donors give their specific consent. Xenotransplantation--defined as the transplantation of animal cells, tissues or organs into human beings--is associated with particular ethical dilemmas, namely the problems of efficiency and safety of this medical procedure. The (...)
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    Ethical and Legal Issues in Xenotransplantation.Helena Melo, Cristina BrandÃo, Guilhermina Rego & Rui Nunes - 2001 - Bioethics 15 (5-6):427-442.
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