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Assessment of the 12-lead ECG as a screening test for detection of cardiovascular disease in healthy general populations of young people (12-25 Years of Age): a scientific statement from the American
Sudden death (SD) of young people because of a variety of complex, predominantly genetic/congenital cardiovascular diseases is a riveting, devastating event and a public health and policy issue ofExpand
Assessment of the 12-lead electrocardiogram as a screening test for detection of cardiovascular disease in healthy general populations of young people (12-25 years of age): a scientific statement
TheAmericanCollegeof C follows:MaronBJ, Friedm BR,OkinPM, Saul JP, Salb GP, Bolling SF,MittenMJ, Clinical Cardiology, Advocacy Coordinating Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young,Expand
Public Policy Governing Organ and Tissue Procurement in the United States
A shortage of organs and tissues for transplantation has been present throughout most of the history of transplantation. As of 31 January 1995, 37 873 patients in the United States were awaitingExpand
Revised SHEA Position Paper: Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel
Executive Summary This document serves as an update and companion piece to the 2005 Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Position Paper entitled “Influenza Vaccination of HealthcareExpand
Health care professional attitudes toward donation: effect on practice and procurement.
Failure to procure organs, tissues, and corneas for transplantation can be attributed to a number of factors. The existing literature is largely speculative concerning why health care professionalsExpand
Survival of adult bone marrow transplant patients receiving mechanical ventilation: a case for restricted use.
A retrospective study of all adults receiving BMT over a 13 year period at a large transplant center was performed to determine overall survival and prognostic indicators of poor outcome amongExpand
The Telltale Heart: Public Policy and the Utilization of Non-Heart-Beating Donors
  • A. Caplan
  • Medicine
  • Kennedy Institute of Ethics journal
  • 1 June 1993
The transplant community has quietly initiated efforts to expand the current pool of cadaver organ donors to include those who are dead by cardiac criteria but cannot be pronounced dead usingExpand
Do Incentives Matter? Providing Benefits to Families of Organ Donors
Whether the number of organs available for transplant would be positively or negatively affected by providing benefits to families of organ donors has been debated by policymakers, ethicists and theExpand
Solid-organ transplantation in HIV-infected patients.
Many centers do not consider asymptomatic HIV-positive patients to be candidates for solid-organ transplantation, although there are no data to indicate that the outcome of transplantation is worseExpand
Creating a medical, ethical, and legal framework for complex living kidney donors.
The ever-increasing waiting times for deceased-donor kidneys have focused attention on living donation as a useful way to increase the supply of organs for transplant candidates (1). Many renalExpand