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Potential Organ Donor: Organ Preservation

  • Silvana Naredi
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Abstract

Intensive care and organ donation have been related ever since the concept of brain death, i.e., death due to brain-related criteria was introduced. Even though the term potential organ donor is extensively used, there exists neither scientific evidence nor consensus criteria for defining a potential organ donor (Bell 2010).

Keywords

Urinary Output Organ Donor Brain Death Diabetes Insipidus Hydroxyethyl Starch 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive CareUmeå University HospitalUmeåSweden

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