Summary: the quality improvement program in organ donation of the Tuscany region.

@article{Bozzi2004SummaryTQ,
  title={Summary: the quality improvement program in organ donation of the Tuscany region.},
  author={Giorgio Bozzi and Rafael Matesanz and A R Saviozzi and P L RossiFerrini},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2004},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={424-5}
}
Since October 2002, after a pilot period, a quality improvement program in organ donation has been underway in Tuscany. This program is based on a database elaborated by the Transplant Coordination Office of the Pisa University, according to the Spanish program of the National Transplant Organization. All encephalic deaths occurring in intensive care units beds during mechanical ventilation are registered in the database. Encephalic deaths were evaluated by local transplant coordinators and an… CONTINUE READING