Maximizing Organ Donation Opportunities Through Donation After Cardiac Death

Edwards, John; Mulvania, Patti; Robertson, Virginia; George, Gweneth; Hasz, Richard; Nathan, Howard; D'Alessandro, Anthony
April 2006
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p101
Academic Journal
Provides information on organ donation after cardiac death (DCD) relative to end-of-life care. Concept of DCD and its significance to modern transplantation; Comparison between DCD controlled procedures and that of uncontrolled DCD; Similarities of medical management of potential donors after cardiac death with that of potential donors after brain death; Complexities of transplantation of livers from DCD donors.


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