More countries hoping to copy Spain's organ-donation success
- DIFFICULTIES IN ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION AND ATTITUDES TO BRAIN DEATH AND ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION IN ICUS. Tepehan, Selma; Elmas, İmdat; Özkara, Erdem // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p71
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- Ten changes that could improve organ donation in the intensive care unit. Domínguez-Gil, Beatriz; Murphy, Paul; Procaccio, Francesco; Domínguez-Gil, Beatriz // Intensive Care Medicine;Feb2016, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p264
The article discusses changes that are supposed to improve organ donation in the intensive care unit. Topics include routine referral to the donor transplant coordinator; clinical triggers for identification of donor; systematic brain death testing; proper family approach to discuss the option...
- Organ donation from intensive care units in England and Wales: two year confidential audit of deaths in intensive care. Gore, Sheila M.; Cable, Deborah J.; Holland, Annabel J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/8/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6823, p349
Investigates the regional variations in cadaveric organ donations from intensive care units in Great Britain. Performance of a confidential audit of deaths in intensive care; Percentage of confirmed brain stem death; Effect of organ type on success in transplantation.
- Organ donation from intensive care units in England. Gore, Sheila M.; Hinds, Charles J.; Rutherford, Annabel J. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/11/89, Vol. 299 Issue 6709, p1193
Examines the organs donated from the intensive care units (ICU) in England. Estimated number of deaths in ICU; Suggestion for an increase use of asystolic kidney donation; Assessment of patients for suitability of corneal donation.
- Notification of brain death in an intensive care unit: a descriptive study. De Aguiar Ernesto Virginio, Bãrbara Cristina; Escudeiro, Cristina Lavoyer // Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing;2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p546
This study will address the issue of brain death (BD) in an Intensive Care Unit and is linked to the Master's program in Professional Nursing Care of Fluminense Federal University. Objectives: To identify the knowledge of nurses in an intensive care unit regarding the notification process of...
- Aspects of deceased organ donation in paediatrics. Brierley, J.; Hasan, A. // BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;Jan2012 Supplement 1, Vol. 108 Issue suppl_1, pi92
Organ transplantation offers children in acute or chronic severe organ failure similar opportunities to adults. However, while the number who might benefit is relatively low, significantly fewer cadaveric donors exist for any given child compared with an adult. Incompatible organ size and...
- Donation after circulatory death. Manara, A. R.; Murphy, P. G.; O'Callaghan, G. // BJA: The British Journal of Anaesthesia;Jan2012 Supplement 1, Vol. 108 Issue suppl_1, pi108
Donation after circulatory death (DCD) describes the retrieval of organs for the purposes of transplantation that follows death confirmed using circulatory criteria. The persisting shortfall in the availability of organs for transplantation has prompted many countries to re-introduce DCD schemes...
- Heart valve donation in two small infants. Kieboom, Joke K.; Siebelink, Marion J.; Albers, Marcel J. // European Journal of Pediatrics;Jul2006, Vol. 165 Issue 7, p498
Provides information on two cases of heart valve donation in small infants in an attempt to increase physicians' awareness of the shortage of small donor heart valves. Cause of death of the first male infant who developed a septic shock during screening for orthotopic liver transplantation;...
- The relevance of early TCD monitoring in the intensive care units for the confirming of brain death diagnosis. Marinoni, Marinella; Alari, Fabiana; Mastronardi, Veronica; Peris, Adriano; Innocenti, Paola // Neurological Sciences;Feb2011, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p73
Brain death (BD) diagnosis is the clinical assessment of the irreversible loss of function of the entire brain, including the brainstem. Transcranial Doppler (TCD) examination is used in several countries as a confirmatory test to assess cerebral circulatory arrest (CCA). A total of 1,400 TCD...