Requesting organ donation: an interview study of donor and nondonor families.

@article{DeJong1998RequestingOD,
  title={Requesting organ donation: an interview study of donor and nondonor families.},
  author={William DeJong and Holly Franz and Sidney Manuel Wolfe and Howard Nathan and Drew Payne and William Reitsma and Christine Beasley},
  journal={American journal of critical care : an official publication, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses},
  year={1998},
  volume={7 1},
  pages={13-23}
}
BACKGROUND Approximately half of the families asked to consider donation of a relative's organs decline to give consent. Understanding the difference between stated public support of organ donation and actual behavior is key to decreasing the shortage of donor organs. OBJECTIVES To gain insight into the experiences of potential donor families and to define features of the donation-request process and other factors that are associated with consent for organ donation. METHODS A structured… CONTINUE READING
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