Talking About Transplantation: What Every Patient Needs to Know

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Talking About Transplantation: What Every Patient Needs to Know

Description

This booklet has been created to help patients and their families through the process of organ transplantation and to provide the information needed to make knowledgeable health care decisions.

This booklet addresses the following topics:

  • Preparing for your transplant
  • The transplant process
  • Living donation
  • Developing a financial strategy
  • Life after transplant
  • Promoting organ and tissue donation

Developer:

United Network for Organ Sharing

Funding Sources:

United Network for Organ Sharing

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: April 2006
Last Updated: 12/29/10

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