Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources
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Merely a One-Way Transaction: The Emotional Management of Organ Donation

Merely a One-Way Transaction: The Emotional Management of Organ Donation | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it
In this online blog researcher Stephanie Parsons outlines some of her preliminary findings from research that is being undertaken on the complexities of the organ donation process, particularly where it impacts on the family members of organ donors.

The research delves into the mixed feelings that transplant recipients have when faced with writing a letter to the donor family. In addition the research delves into the feelings that the donor family members have with respect to receiving communication from transplant recipients.

The full article can be accessed by clicking on the banner headline. As this research is forming the basis of a PhD thesis, it is anticipated that there may be further publications on this topic.
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Insights into the complexities underpinning communications between transplant recipients and families of organ donors.
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How one CCG is using Facebook to improve communication

How one CCG is using Facebook to improve communication | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

Use of social media platforms for both communication and the sharing of information is on the increase in the healthcare sector. This report comes via the United Kingdom and describes the use of Facebook by a Clinical Commissioning group.

 

Facebook is a great way for doctors to communicate and share files, explains Esydoc CCG's Hamed Khan (Doctors using Facebook in the UK to improve communication....)...

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A Lawyer's perspective: organ donation conflict case could have been avoided

A Lawyer's perspective: organ donation conflict case could have been avoided | Organ Donation & Transplant Matters Resources | Scoop.it

Recently the case of a 2 year old child where family conflict led to court proceedings garnered media attention within the United States.

 

Now the lawyer involved in the case has given his perpective on the case. He says that the conflict over organ donation in this case could have been avoided and outlines how it may have been avoided.

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Important insights into a case where family conflict led to court action. This will be of interest to healthcare professionals actively involved in organ donation and also to healthcare managers.

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