Miscommunicating NOTA Can Be Costly to Living Donors.

  title={Miscommunicating NOTA Can Be Costly to Living Donors.},
  author={Michele Mittelman and Carrie Thiessen and W James Chon and K Clayville and David C. Cronin and Jennifer Fisher and Sigrid Fry-Revere and Jed Adam Gross and James R. Hanneman and Macey L Henderson and Keren Ladin and H Mysel and Laurence A Sherman and L Willock and Elisa J Gordon},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  volume={17 2},
Misconceptions about whether and how living donors may receive financial support appear to be widespread. These misconceptions may be perpetuated by unclear or incomplete language in informed consent documents. Without accurate written information about the National Organ Transplant Act of 1984 (NOTA) (1), donors may forgo legal financial support and question their decision to donate. The financial burden of evaluation and donation (2) may disproportionately affect vulnerable populations. We… CONTINUE READING
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