Non-heart beating organ donation

Stirling, John
November 2005
British Journal of Perioperative Nursing;Nov2005, Vol. 15 Issue 11, p467
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study which aims to discuss the clinical management of a non-heart beating organ donor. It focuses on the clinical assessment of the potential donor patient undertaken by the donor transplant coordinator and the donation process up to the time of transplantation. It also describes the differences between heart beating and non-heart beating donors. Lastly, it explores the benefits of transplantation to renal recipient patients.


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