How does the general public view posthumous organ donation? A meta-synthesis of the qualitative literature
- Black North Carolina Student Receives Kidney From His White Science Teacher. // Jet;05/08/2000, Vol. 97 Issue 22, p31
Focuses on North Carolina eighth-grade science teacher Jane Smith, who donated one of her kidneys to a student, Michael Carter.
- Helping patients give the gift of life. Norton, Daniel J. // RN;Dec90, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p30
Presents information on organ and tissue donation. Criteria for qualified organ donors; Steps in organ solicitation; List of some of the questions raised by families of organ donors. INSET: Tissue donation: A gift almost anyone can give.
- Giving life. Matthews, Trudi // State Government News;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p28
Reports on the effort of the states in the United States (U.S.) to encourage people to donate organs. Disparity between the numbers of organ donation and organ transplants in the U.S.; Percentage of people who support organ donation based on a national Gallop survey; Information on the...
- rescue mission. Fanning, Haren // Scholastic Choices;Feb/Mar2005, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p18
Presents an argument about organ donation.
- myth or fact? // Scholastic Choices;Feb/Mar2005, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p20
Presents an argument about myth and fact of signing up to be an organ donor.
- Kidneys And The Kindness Of Strangers. Steinberg, David // Health Affairs;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p184
Relates a physician's encounter with a stranger which made him rethink his preconceptions about altruistic kidney donations in the U.S. Motives of altruistic donors; Religious beliefs of the donor.
- Bioethics. // International Law Update;Sep99, Vol. 5, p110
Reports on the German Constitutional Court's limitation of organ donation by living persons to prevent organ trading and to protect health of living donors.
- LEGALLY SPEAKING. Kiernan, John // RN;Oct87, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p112
Discusses the legal aspects and the role of hospital nurses in the donation of organs. Criteria that affect the donation of organs; Factors to consider before approaching the family of a possible organ donor; Ways in obtaining a consent from the family of the organ donor.
- Everyone can donate for life. // Charlotte Post;5/3/2012, Vol. 37 Issue 34, p1B
The article offers information on organ and tissue donations in the U.S. including what can be donated and how one can become a donor.