Does organ donation legislation affect individuals' willingness to donate their own or their relative's organs? Evidence from European Union survey data

@article{Mossialos2008DoesOD,
  title={Does organ donation legislation affect individuals' willingness to donate their own or their relative's organs? Evidence from European Union survey data},
  author={Elias A. Mossialos and Joan Costa-Font and Caroline Rudisill},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={48 - 48}
}
BACKGROUND Maintaining adequately high organ donation rates proves essential to offering patients all appropriate and available treatment options. However, the act of donation is in itself an individual decision that requires a depth of understanding that interacts with the social setting and the institutional framework into which an individual is embedded. This study contributes to understanding factors driving organ donation rates by examining how country regulation, individuals' awareness of… CONTINUE READING
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