Attitudes of young adults from the UK towards organ donation and transplantation

  title={Attitudes of young adults from the UK towards organ donation and transplantation},
  author={Laura Coad and Noel M Carter and Jonathan Ling},
  booktitle={Transplantation research},
BACKGROUND This study examines the attitudes of young British adults towards donating their own organs and those of their family members. METHODS An opportunity sample of 119 participants (65 female) completed an attitude questionnaire. RESULTS Most participants were in favour of donation though substantially fewer had signed up to the organ donation register. A minority of participants was aware of the proposed opt-out system for donation. CONCLUSIONS The results from this study… CONTINUE READING
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