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Cardiac transplant

When time is muscle every second counts. Cardiac failure may not be so terminal after all, with Emily Granger
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Management of the organ donation patient

OVERVIEW Involves these steps: Early identification Establish rapport with family early Non-coercive discussion with family regarding opportunity to donate Initiate tissue typing, organ function testing and viral screening Maintain extra-cerebral physiological stability Facilitate family time at the bedside Ensure aftercare…