Key factors in paediatric organ and tissue donation: an overview of literature in a chronological working model.

@article{Siebelink2012KeyFI,
  title={Key factors in paediatric organ and tissue donation: an overview of literature in a chronological working model.},
  author={Marion J. Siebelink and Marcel J. I. J. Albers and P F Petrie Roodbol and Harry B. M. Van de Wiel},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={
          265-71
        }
}
There is a growing shortage of size-matched organs and tissues for children. Although examples of substandard care are reported in the literature, there is no overview of the paediatric donation process. The aim of the study is to gain insight into the chain of events, practices and procedures in paediatric donation. Method; a survey of the 1990-2010 literature on paediatric organ and tissue donation and categorization into a coherent chronological working model of key events and procedures… CONTINUE READING
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