1.6. Discussing Brain Death, Organ Donation, and Donation After Cardiac Death

  1. Margaret L. Campbell PhD, RN, FPCN
  1. Christine Westphal and
  2. Rebecca Williams

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch6

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

How to Cite

Westphal, C. and Williams, R. (2012) Discussing Brain Death, Organ Donation, and Donation After Cardiac Death, in Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (ed M. L. Campbell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958254

Online ISBN: 9781118704707

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Keywords:

  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN);
  • Care of donor and donor's family;
  • Donation after brain death (DBD);
  • Donation after cardiac death (DCD);
  • Intensive care unit (ICU);
  • Organ procurement organization (OPO);
  • Organ transplantation;
  • Tissue transplantation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History: Case 1

  • Clinical Question

  • Discussion

  • Back to Our Case

  • History: Case 2

  • Clinical Question

  • Discussion

  • Back to Our Case

  • Summary

  • Take Away Points

  • References