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Module 3

References and Resources

General


Persad, G., Wertheimer, A., and Emanuel, E.J. 2009. Principles for allocation of scarce medical interventions. Lancet 373: 423–31. Retrieved February 2, 2009, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19186274.

Dialysis


Jonsen, A.R. 1998. The miracle of modern medicine: The ethics of organ transplantation and artificial organs. In The Birth of Bioethics (pp. 196–232). New York: Oxford University Press. (See specifically the discussion of Belding Scribner and the University of Washington Hospital in Seattle and the decisions about allocating scarce dialysis machines on pages 211–217.)

McGough, L.J., Reynolds, S.J., Quinn, T.C., and Zenilman, J.M. 2005. Which patients first? Setting priorities for antiretroviral therapy where resources are limited. American Journal of Public Health, 95: 1173–1180. Retrieved February 28, 2009, from http://www.ajph.org/cgi/content/abstract/95/7/1173 Exit disclaimer.

National Kidney Foundation. 2008. How your kidneys work. Retrieved December 22, 2008, from http://www.kidney.org/kidneydisease/howkidneyswrk.cfm Exit disclaimer.

National Kidney Foundation Serving East Tennessee. 2009. Kidney disease A to Z health guide: Dialysis. Retrieved December 22, 2008, from https://www.kidney.org/atoz/atozTopic_Dialysis Exit disclaimer.

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearing House (NKUDIC), a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at the National Institutes of Health. 2006. Treatment methods for kidney failure: Hemodialysis. Retrieved December 22, 2008, from http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/hemodialysis Exit disclaimer.

Insulin


Editors. The human factor: Artificial insulin is now available as an alternative to insulin from animals. 1989. The Economist (U.S.) 313: 95–97.

Mazur, M. 1991. Insulin’s forgotten man: James B. Collip, one of Canada’s first biochemists, made pancreatic extract pure enough to be given to humans. Diabetes Forecast, 44: 48–50.

McGough, L.J., Reynolds, S.J., Quinn, T.C., and Zenilman, J.M. 2005. Which patients first? Setting priorities for antiretroviral therapy where resources are limited. American Journal of Public Health, 95: 1173–1180. Retrieved February 28, 2009, from http://www.ajph.org/cgi/content/abstract/95/7/1173 Exit disclaimer.

Liver Function and Failure


Hepatitis B Foundation. 2007. Your liver and how it works. Retrieved December 22, 2008, from http://www.hepb.org/pdf/the_liver.pdf Exit disclaimer.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. 2003. What I need to know about liver transplantation. Retrieved December 22, 2008, from http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/livertransplant_ez/.

Liver Transplant


Brock, D. 1988. Ethical issues in recipient selection for organ transplantation. In Organ Substitution Technology: Ethical, Legal, and Public Policy Issues (pp. 86–99), D. Mathieu, ed. Boulder: Westview.

Daniels, N. 2008. Just Health: Meeting Health Needs Fairly. New York: Cambridge University Press.

eMedicineHealth. 2005. Liver transplant overview. Retrieved December 22, 2008, from http://www.emedicinehealth.com/liver_transplant/article_em.htm Exit disclaimer.

Institute of Medicine. 1999. Organ procurement and transplantation: Assessing current policies and the potential impact of the DHHS final rule. Retrieved December 22, 2008, from http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=030906578X Exit disclaimer.

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. 2003. What I need to know about liver transplantation. Retrieved December 22, 2008, from http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/livertransplant_ez/.

United Network for Organ Sharing. Meld/Peld Calculator. Retrieved December 22, 2008, from http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/converge/resources/allocationcalculators.asp?index=97 Exit disclaimer. (These resource pages offer the actual calculator itself as well as answers to many questions about the MELD and PELD scores.)

U.S. Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients. 2006. OPTN/SRTR Annual Report. Transplant Data 2012. Rockville, MD: Health Resources and Services Administration, Healthcare Systems Bureau, Division of Transplantation. Retrieved December 3, 2014, from http://srtr.transplant.hrsa.gov/annual_reports/2012/Default.aspx Exit disclaimer.

Williams, A. 1997. Intergenerational equity: An exploration of the fair innings argument. Health Economics, 6: 117–32.

Penicillin


Lax, E. 2004. The Mold on Dr. Florey’s Coat: The Story of the Penicillin Miracle. New York: Henry Holt and Company.

McGough, L.J., Reynolds, S.J., Quinn, T.C., and Zenilman, J.M. 2005. Which patients first? Setting priorities for antiretroviral therapy where resources are limited. American Journal of Public Health, 95: 1173–1180. Retrieved February 28, 2009, from http://www.ajph.org/cgi/content/abstract/95/7/1173 Exit disclaimer.

Rosenberg, J. Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin. Retrieved December 22, 2008, from http://history1900s.about.com/od/medicaladvancesissues/a/penicillin.htm?p=1 Exit disclaimer.

 

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