Michael's Gift of Life
- A model kidney. Kress, Savilla // Filipino Post;2/17/2011, p5
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of becoming a kidney recipient.
- A Gift of Hope. Connett, Melody; Pirri, Carole // Guideposts;Sep2009, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p78
Two personal narratives are presented which describe the authors' experiences related to organ donors and organ donation.
- END-OF-LIFE TREATMENT OF POTENTIAL ORGAN DONORS: PARADIGM SHIFTS IN INTENSIVE AND EMERGENCY CARE. PRICE, DAVID // Medical Law Review;Winter2011, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p86
No abstract available.
- Supporting organ donation through end-of-life care: implications for heart-beating donation. Price, D. // Clinical Ethics;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p122
New protocols have been developed for donors after circulatory death involving early assessment of donor status and premortem supporting treatment in appropriate cases where there is evidence that the patient wished to be an organ donor. These donors are now making an increasingly marked impact...
- Liver transplantation using 'donation after circulatory death' donors: the ethics of managing the end-of-life care of potential donors to achieve organs suitable for transplantation. Moorlock, Greg; Draper, Heather; Bramhall, Simon R. // Clinical Ethics;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p134
The decline in organs donated after brain death has been countered by an increase in organs donated after circulatory death. Organs donated after circulatory death present an increased risk of complications for their eventual recipients when compared with organs donated after brain death, so the...
- End-of-Life Decision Making, Organ Donation, and Critical Care Nurses. Daly, Barbara J. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p78
Discusses the current norms regarding end-of-life care and persistent areas of concern. Results of the "Study to Understand Prognoses and Preferences for Outcomes and Risks of Treatment," an investigation into care processes among adults with life-threatening illnesses; Issues and factors...
- Family and staff responses to a scripted introduction to tissue donation for hospice inpatients on admission. Niday, Patricia; Painter, Caitlyn; Peak, Joyce; Bennett, Eileen; Wiley, Mandy; McCartt, Lee; Teixeira, Otto H. P. // Progress in Transplantation;Dec2007, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p289
Purpose--To implement and evaluate a change in practice regarding the timing of introducing donation for inpatient hospice staff and families whereby scripted information about tissue/organ donation was given by the nurse upon admission as part of the normal admission process and then repeated...
- "I Chose to Share My Donated Liver" // Cosmopolitan;Jul2007, Vol. 243 Issue 1, p130
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's decision to split her donated liver with an infant.
- Living donors: personal perspective of a nontraditional living donor. Bryant, Christina // Progress in Transplantation;Jun2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p146
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of donating her kidney and establishing the Share Life Foundation.