News tagged with organ transplant

National test identifies barriers to organ donation

(HealthDay)—A national test of the Rapid Assessment of Hospital Procurement Barriers in Donation (RAPiD) has identified specific barriers to organ donation and patient referral, according to a study published ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Lung transplant recipient defies all odds

Meara Schmidt, 28, almost died a few weeks ago. Lying in her hospital bed at UCLA, the seriously ill cystic fibrosis patient felt herself slipping away and her life flashing by. But then the image of her husband ...

Jul 06, 2012
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