Transformational experiences in adult-to-adult living-donor liver transplant recipients.

@article{Watanabe2010TransformationalEI,
  title={Transformational experiences in adult-to-adult living-donor liver transplant recipients.},
  author={Akemi Watanabe and Tomoko Inoue},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2010},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={69-81}
}
AIM This paper is a report of a study conducted to explore the transformational experiences of adult-to-adult living-donor liver transplant recipients. BACKGROUND Living-donor liver transplant was developed to overcome the shortage of cadaveric livers available for transplantation. However, living-donor liver transplant generates multifaceted psychosocial problems for recipients. METHOD Data were collected from 2002 to 2004 through in-depth interviews and participant observations. We… CONTINUE READING