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Shortage of donation despite an adequate number of donors: a professional attitude?

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BACKGROUND: A major problem in the field of transplantation is the persistent shortage of donor organs and tissues for transplantation. This study was initiated to (1) chart the donor potential for organs and tissue in The Netherlands and (2) to identify factors influencing whether donation is discussed with next of kin. METHODS: A registration form was constructed to obtain information at time of death of patients about the demographic characteristics, diagnosis, and medical suitability for...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Niesing, J More by this author
Sieber-Rasch, MH More by this author
Willems, L More by this author
Kranenburg, K More by this author
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Journal:
Transplantation
Volume:
76
Issue:
6
Pages:
948-955
Publication date:
2003-09-05
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EISSN:
1534-6080
ISSN:
0041-1337
URN:
uuid:6bd382ed-5bf2-4e0a-a7ab-2ad474ef5c74
Source identifiers:
190790
Local pid:
pubs:190790

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