Understanding the antecedents of the acceptance of donation after cardiac death by healthcare professionals.

@article{Dalessandro2008UnderstandingTA,
  title={Understanding the antecedents of the acceptance of donation after cardiac death by healthcare professionals.},
  author={Anthony M D'alessandro and James W. Peltier and Joseph E Phelps},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={1075-81}
}
OBJECTIVE A 3-yr study funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was conducted to identify potential barriers to and opportunities for increasing the number hospitals with donation after cardiac death (DCD) protocols, the support of DCD by individuals involved in the donation request process, and the number DCD donors recovered. This study reports the qualitative findings. DESIGN Methods used included an advisory committee and an extensive array of key informant interviews… CONTINUE READING