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Deemed consent: Assessing the new opt-out approach to organ procurement in Wales

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Deemed consent: Assessing the new opt-out approach to organ procurement in Wales. / Albertsen, Andreas.

I: Journal of Medical Ethics, Bind 44, Nr. 5, 2018, s. 314–318.

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Albertsen, Andreas. / Deemed consent: Assessing the new opt-out approach to organ procurement in Wales. I: Journal of Medical Ethics. 2018 ; Bind 44, Nr. 5. s. 314–318.

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