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BACKGROUND Mobile phone Short Message Service (SMS) is a tool now used by the health research community, providing the capability for instant communication between patients and health professionals. Greater understanding of how to best use SMS as a means to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes will foster innovation in research and provide an(More)
This study seeks to characterize how non-directed living kidney donors use media and informational resources over the course of their kidney donation journey. We conducted semi-structured interviews with non-directed donors (NDDs) who initiated kidney transplant chains. Interview transcripts were reviewed and references to media or informational resources(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To describe the spirituality and religiosity (S&R) of 30 non-directed (altruistic) living kidney donors (NDDs) in the United States (U.S.) and explore how they may have affected their motivations to donate and donation process experiences. BACKGROUND The rise in NDDs and their ability to initiate kidney chains offers a novel approach(More)
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