Last Rites/Rights for a Dying Patient

Document created by Christine Brennan Schmidt on Sep 30, 2010
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Cells from a consenting dying patient are used to create a multi-billion-dollar drug.  Family of deceased now wants financial compensation. Case study length is seven sentences and two questions.

Author of case was an NSF-REU chemistry participant.

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