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A resource for organ and tissue donation professionals.

Following are recent national and international articles on donation / transplantation.

National:

A machine can now keep livers alive outside the body for a week

Published: 01/14/2020     Source: MIT Technology Review

DCD donor hearts could help ease organ shortages

Published: 01/13/2020     Source: Cardiovascular Business

In 2019, More People Gave the Gift of Life Through Organ Donation

Published: 01/10/2020     Source: Patch

International:

German parliament votes against new system for organ donors

Published: 01/16/2020     Source: NewsChief.com

Euthanasia Increases Organ Donations in Canada Amid Ethical Concerns

Published: 01/07/2020     Source: NCRegister

Mediterranean diet may preserve kidney function after transplant

Published: 01/03/2020     Source: UPI.com

Below are podcasts featuring experts discussing topics such as comforting grieving donor families, communicating with recipient families, and communicating with medical staff.

Reopening the Donation Conversation with Dr. Cherry Wise


Engaging the Physician, Part 1, with Chris Schimpf


Engaging the Physician, Part 2, with Chris Schimpf


Supporting Families of Pediatric Donors with Dr. Cherry Wise


Supporting Families With Children with Dr. Cherry Wise


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