Achieving donor management goals before deceased donor procurement is associated with more organs transplanted per donor.

@article{Malinoski2011AchievingDM,
  title={Achieving donor management goals before deceased donor procurement is associated with more organs transplanted per donor.},
  author={Darren Jay Malinoski and Michael C Daly and Madhukar S. Patel and Chrystal Oley-Graybill and Clarence E. Foster and Ali Salim},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2011},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={990-5; discussion 996}
}
BACKGROUND There is a national shortage of organs available for transplantation. Implementation of preset donor management goals (DMGs) to improve outcomes is recommended, but uniform practices and data are lacking. We hypothesized that meeting DMGs before organ procurement would result in more organs transplanted per donor (OTPD). METHODS The eight organ procurement organization in United Network for Organ Sharing Region 5 selected 10 critical care end points as DMGs. Each organ procurement… CONTINUE READING

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