An official American thoracic society/international society for heart and lung transplantation/society of critical care medicine/association of organ and procurement organizations/united network of organ sharing statement: Ethical and policy considerations in organ donation after circulatory determination of death

Cynthia J. Gries, Douglas B. White, Robert D. Truog, James DuBois, Carmen C. Cosio, Sonny Dhanani, Kevin M. Chan, Paul Corris, John Dark, Gerald Fulda, Alexandra K. Glazier, Robert Higgins, Robert Love, David P. Mason, Thomas A. Nakagawa, Ron Shapiro, Sam Shemie, Mary Fran Tracy, John M. Travaline, Maryam ValapourLori West, David Zaas, Scott D. Halpern

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Abstract

Results: A framework to guide ethics and health policy statement was established, which addressed the consent process, pre- and post mortem interventions, the determination of death, provisions of end-oflife care, and pediatric DCDD. Conclusions: The information presented in this Statement is based on the current evidence, experience, and clinical rationale. New clinical research and the development and dissemination of new technologies will eventually necessitate an update of this Statement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-109
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
Volume188
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cardiac death
  • Clinical ethics
  • Organ donor
  • Transplant
  • Transplant Policy

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    Gries, C. J., White, D. B., Truog, R. D., DuBois, J., Cosio, C. C., Dhanani, S., Chan, K. M., Corris, P., Dark, J., Fulda, G., Glazier, A. K., Higgins, R., Love, R., Mason, D. P., Nakagawa, T. A., Shapiro, R., Shemie, S., Tracy, M. F., Travaline, J. M., ... Halpern, S. D. (2013). An official American thoracic society/international society for heart and lung transplantation/society of critical care medicine/association of organ and procurement organizations/united network of organ sharing statement: Ethical and policy considerations in organ donation after circulatory determination of death. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 188(1), 103-109. https://doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201304-0714ST