TITLE

Hoax raises awareness about organ shortages

AUTHOR(S)
Kerr, Cathel
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/17/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p135
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a Dutch television program designed to raise awareness about the shortage of organ donors. According to reports, the show was a hoax, wherein an actress played as an organ donor for a potential kidney recipient on the basis of the contestants' history, profile and conversation with family and friends. The Great Britain National Kidney Federation opposed the program before transmission and maintains its opposition, the report mentions.
ACCESSION #
25627566

 

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