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Utilising a hospital based setting to increase organ donor registration

Sutherland, Michael; Moloney, Gail; Norton, Maddison; Bowling, Alison; Walker, Iain


Background. Shortages of organs for transplantation are a concern for many countries. In Australia's "opt-in" system, people register their donation decision on the Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR) in their own time, yet <30% of the population have done so. Consent registrations are honored by the next-of-kin in 90% of cases, so increasing registrations will increase donated organs for transplantation. This study investigated the efficacy of offering an immediate registration opportunity...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Transplantation
DOI: 10.1097/TP.0000000000002981


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