Organ donation for transplantation: improving donor identification and consent rates for deceased organ donation

NICE guidelines [CG135] Published date:

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This guideline should not be updated at this time. For further information, please refer to the surveillance review decision.

Next review date: December 2015

This clinical guideline offers evidence-based advice on identifying potential organ donors as a result of brainstem death or circulatory death. It also gives advice on obtaining consent for deceased organ donation for transplantation, including the optimum timing for approaching families about consent.

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