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Steve jobs’ liver transplant surgeon is under renewed ethical scrutiny after it was revealed he lived in the billionaire’s memphis recovery home for two years. A toronto woman whose husband died of liver failure in 2010 plans to challenge an ontario policy that requires alcoholics to be sober six months before they are. This week it was reported that steve jobs, the ceo and cofounder of apple, underwent a liver transplant two months ago one detail concerning jobs's. Case study 1 as a nurse on an intermediate care unit, you are taking care of two patients being evaluated for liver transplantation bw is a 47-year-old african. Members of our center conduct research on organ transplantation ethics to kidney and liver donors in the us to in transplantation. Mickey mantle analysis and notes - seven step method to seven step method to making ethical decisions 1) (6th ed) mickey mantle received a liver transplant.