Fragmented organ donation programs hinder progress

Kondro, Wayne
October 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/24/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 9, p1043
Academic Journal
The article discusses issues concerning organ donation programs in Canada. There is an increase in living donations in the country however, there are significant regional variations in deceased and living donation rates. Suggestions have been given to improve the nation's donation programs and increase donation rates, these include the creation of a national registry and mechanism for allocating organs, donation after cardiac death, and incentives for donation.


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