Management of the potential organ donor

  title={Management of the potential organ donor},
  author={Kenneth E. Wood and John Mccartney},
Management of the potential organ donor in critical care units is the most immediate and practical solution to the current crisis in organ donation. Brain death physiology significantly impacts upon the management process. Cardiovascular support is the cornerstone of donor management because it ensures donor somatic survival for procurement and maintains all of the donor organs in the best possible conditions. General applications of cardiovascular management for critically ill patients are… CONTINUE READING