Organ allocation for transplantation: relations between equity concepts and ethical principles

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Democratic and liberal societies must consider justice and equity in their distributions, chiefly in a context of social and economic inequality. Principles of distributive justice are stressed to their limits in life and death situations such as organ allocation for transplantation. This article addresses theoretical aspects of the equity and health equity concepts and tries [...]