Why Families Say No to Organ Donation
- Newsletter. Sweeney, Rosemarie; Rose, Verna L. // American Family Physician;5/15/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 10, p2701
Presents news briefs on family medicine in the United States (US). Legislations introduced in the US Congress about family medicine; Increase in the number of organ donors in 1998; Information on the preventive services received by elderly Americans.
- Non-directed altruistic kidney donation. van den Bosch, Paul // British Journal of General Practice;Dec2013, Vol. 63 Issue 617, p630
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Organ donation in the UK: how general practice can help" by J. Neuberger, and A. Keogh.
- Honoring a daughter's wish to donate her organs. Haddad, Amy; Vernarec, Emil // RN;May2002, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p33
Focuses on the issues surrounding organ donation in the U.S. Need for health care personnel to respect the decision of the family involved; Factors influencing family's refusal to donate organs; Role of the nurses in increasing the comfort level of parents on the matter.
- Sight Angels. // Junior Scholastic;10/18/2004, Vol. 107 Issue 4, p3
The article presents information about Anna Rose, student at Elizabeth Middle School. Rose can't imagine what she'd do without her eyeglasses. When she realized that many people in need of glasses could not afford them, she wanted to help. With help from her family and friends, Anna solicited...
- Survey Says Gift of Life Gets High Marks from Organ Donor
Families. // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;10/17/2000, p6
According to a new National Kidney Foundation survey of 500 families who have already been faced with organ donation crisis, most people do not have signed donor cards. Following donation, 91 percent of families say that organ donation was a positive experience. Eighty five percent of survey...
- Exploring the Needs and Perceptions of Iranian Families Faced with Brain Death News and Request to Donate Organ: A Qualitative Study. Manzari, Z. S.; Mohammadi, E.; Heydari, A.; Shearbaff, H. R. Aghamohammadian; Azizi, M. J. Modabber; Khaleghi, E. // International Journal of Organ Transplantation Medicine;2012, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p92
Background: Learning that one of your beloved ones is passing away and you have to decide on organ donation is a very stressful experience. Objective: To explore the specific needs of families with a brain-dead patient during organ donation process. Methods: A qualitative research using content...
- Swedish Public Opinion on Oocyte Donation. // Fertility Weekly;5/26/2003, p1
Reports on the support of women and men of childbearing age to oocyte donation as an alternative way of starting a family in Sweden. Openness of the majority on the donation between parents and child; Investigation of public opinion on different aspects of oocyte donation among large group of...
- Knowledge and ethical perception regarding organ donation among medical students. Ali, Nisreen Feroz; Qureshi, Amal; Jilani, Basmah Naser; Zehra, Nosheen // BMC Medical Ethics;2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Background: To determine the knowledge and ethical perception regarding organ donation amongst medical students in Karachi- Pakistan. Methods: Data of this cross sectional study was collected by self administered questionnaire from MBBS students of Ziauddin University from 2010 to 2011. Sample...
- Consolidate register with affirmation from next of kin. Bell, M. D. Dominic // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;9/1/2012, Vol. 345 Issue 7872, p24
A letter is presented in response to the article "We should not let families stop organ donation from their dead relatives," by David Shaw in the "Personal View" section of the August 2012 issue.