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Two Initiatives Designed to Maximize the Potentia lfor Organ Donation from Intensive Care Units

Celia Wight

Ann Transplant 1998; 3(2): 13-17

ID: 497375

Published: 1998-06-12


Of all the problems foreseen in the pioneering days of organ transplantation, a shortage of donor organs, was not even remotely considered as a barrier to progress. Such has been the success of transplantation over the last two decades; organ shortage is now considered the major limitation. This chapter will concentrate on two initiatives that aim to maximize the current supply of cadaveric organs for transplantation.

Keywords: Donation, attitudes, hospital programs



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