Intensive Management of Organ Donors to Maximize Transplantation
- Organ Donation Breakthrough Collaborative. Shafer, Teresa J.; Wagner, Dennis; Chessare, John; Zampiello, Francis A.; McBride, Virginia; Perdue, Jade // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p33
Provides an overview of the Organ Donation Breakthrough Collaborative, initiated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address the organ donation crisis in the country. Other issues raised related to organ donation; Description of the system redesign for the organ donation...
- ORGAN DONATION. Tindale, Rabina // Emergency Nurse;Jul2006, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p6
This article focuses on a study which examined the role of critical care nurses in the Organ Donation Breakthrough Collaborative (ODBC) program of the U.S. government. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, donation rates before the launch of the ODBC program ranged from...
- Boosting Organ Donations Is Aim Of New Law. Roman, Linda M. // RN;Nov2004, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p20
Reports on a U.S. federal law that provides funds to encourage organ donations effective October 1, 2004. Initiatives under the law; Award from the Department of Health and Human Services in the form of grants to states for organ donor awareness, public education and outreach activities;...
- THE ROLE OF CRITICAL CARE NURSES IN THE ORGAN DONATION BREAKTHROUGH COLLABORATIVE. Tamburri, Linda M. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p20
Comments on the role of critical care nurses in the improvement of organ donation in the U.S. Estimated number of actual organ donors in 2002, according to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS); Goal of the Organ Donation Breakthrough Collaborative initiated by DHHS in 2003; Topics...
- HHS COULD ENTER LIVER DONATION DEBATE. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;01/05/97, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p55
Reports on the plan of the US Department of Health and Human Services to intervene in national policies on organ donation and transplants set by the United Network for Organ Sharing. Debate whether there should be a national waiting list; Controversy concerning how livers are allocated.
- Are there too many US transplantation centers? Some experts suggest fewer, cheaper, and better. Skolnick, Andrew A. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;4/13/94, Vol. 271 Issue 14, p1062
Presents the views of a panel of experts at the first joint annual meeting of the United Network for Organ Sharing and the United States Department of Health and Human Services' Division of Organ Transplantation. Volume-outcome relationship of transplantation centers; Limitation of the...
- HHS honors hospitals for outstanding organ donation efforts. // AHA News;7/25/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 15, p8
The article reports on the recognition accorded more than 400 hospitals and transplant centers by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in 2014 for their exemplary voluntary promotion of organ donation in the third year of the campaign.
- Organ Donations Rise More than 5 Percent in 2000. // Health Care Financing Review;Summer2001, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p203
Reports that organ transplants in the United States increased in 2000 compared with 1999. Total number of organ transplants in 2000; Percentage increase in the number of living donors; Comparison of the number of donors from cadavers; Statement of United Network for Organ Sharing president...
- Immanuel Kant's categorical imperative and the brain-dead patient. Kompanje, Erwin; Groot, Yorick // Intensive Care Medicine;Jun2015, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p1153
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about Kantianism approach to mandatory retrieval of organs for transplantation from brain-dead patients, published online on April 30, 2015.