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Journal of Christian Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0b013e3182839b47
Feature: CE Connection

Issues in Organ Procurement, Allocation, and Transplantation

Nierste, Deborah

Continued Education
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Abstract

ABSTRACT: Organ transplantation extends lives and improves health but presents complex ethical dilemmas for nurses caring for donors, recipients, and their families. This article overviews organ procurement and allocation, discusses ethical dilemmas in transplantation, and offers strategies from professional and biblical perspectives for coping with moral distress and maintaining compassionate care.

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