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BioethicsTV: Community Research Consent and Competing for an Infant Heart

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

In the fall premiere of Code Black, military trauma surgeons are visiting the hospital on an annual pilgrimage to share what they have learned treating battlefield injuries. On a beach, a patient has been bitten by a shark and is bleeding internally. One of the new gadgets the military has brought is medical foam, which is similar to foam insulation in a house, though in a person the foam plugs the holes in a body. A tube is placed inside the body and self-inflating foam is released until it oozes out of the multiple bite holes.…

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