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.
- THE THIN FLAT LINE: REDEFINING WHO IS LEGALLY DEAD IN ORGAN DONATION AFTER CARDIAC DEATH. Harrington, Maxine M. // Denver University Law Review;2009, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p335
The article focuses on the issues concerning a pilot program to recover organs from those dying on the streets of New York City. It states that the government is proposing to expand the donor pool by deploying a rapid organ-recovery ambulance under a federally-funded grant. In connection, the...
- Organ Donation: For Whose Sake? Fellner, Carl H. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Oct73, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p589
Provides information on volunteer donorship for organ transplantation purposes. Pros and cons of the use of living donors versus cadaver donors; Significance of the voluntariness of decision-making to the transplantation team; Reasons of donors for volunteering donorship of organs.