Number of U.S. transplants
- Health care fact. // AHA News;5/1/95, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p2
Presents data regarding the total number of organ transplants in the United States from 1988 to 1993.
- Transplant scenario. // AHA News;6/19/95, Vol. 31 Issue 25, p5
Presents an organ transplant scenario in hospitals. Emphasis on providing information to family; Importance of making family understand the neurological criteria and the concept of brain death for organ donation; Role of donation team in the hospital.
- Health care fact. // AHA News;8/19/96, Vol. 32 Issue 33, p6
No abstract available.
- Transplant numbers and costs keep going up. // AHA News;1/20/97, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p5
Focuses on the results of a report on tissue and organ transplantation costs and outcomes for 1996.
- Wanted: Organs--will pay hard cash. Grace, Kevin Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/24/95, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p24
Declares that two desperate residents of Edmonton, Canada, who need kidney transplants have taken the unusual step of publicly advertising for donors. Reasons for the action; Gertrude Bacon; Businessman Ike Bryldt; Legal restrictions in Canada on paying for organs; Comments by Sandra Cockfield,...
- Organ transplants. // Current Health 2;Mar1986, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p3
Organ transplants: ordinary muscles, extraordinary results. Transplants: how they are done, who can donate, and what can be done in the future.
- Science plugs in. Scott, G. // Current Health 2;Dec90, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p4
Describes new methods of body part replacement. Transplants, prostheses, and implants; Bioceramics; Body's hostile environment; Transplanting organs; More. INSET: Organs in the fridge.;The body electric; The greatest gift....
- Organs for transplantation. Teo, B. // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec91, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p10
Looks at Singapore's Human Organ Transplant Act, which presumes that competent adults consent to donate their kidneys in the event of a fatal accident, unless they have refused in writing. What other countries can learn from Singapore's experience; Improving the organ procurement system;...
- Directed donation. Arnason, W.B. // Hastings Center Report;Nov/Dec91, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p13
Comments on the difficulty in finding well-matched kidneys for transplantation into black Americans. Asserts that a program of directed donation that privileged black-to-black transplantation could ease the chronic shortage of organs. The disproportionately low rate of black donation; `The...