directed donation

directed donation

Transfusion medicine The donation of blood products for use by a designated recipient; pre-AIDS DDs were carried for
1. Donor-specific transfusions prior to renal transplantation.
2. Platelet pheresis transfusions.
3. Transfusions of rare blood types. See Dedicated donation. Cf Autologous donation, Intraoperative autologous donation.
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Recent AMA policy notes the controversy surrounding solicitation for directed donation, but also recognizes that there may not be an ethical problem if a system of solicitation increases the total number of organs available while not reasonably disadvantaging those on the waiting list.
Shopping the Internet for organ recipients functions like directed donation to an individual, but the process practically invites donation to groups.
LifeSharers members use a form of directed donation that is legal under federal law (and the laws of all 50 states) to offer their organs first to other registered organ donors.
Directed donation means a donor family can designate where their loved one's organs can go and to whom they may go.
However, there can be no denial that the summary rejection of the request for a directed donation had a "chilling effect.
Directed donation "challenges the currently dominant maximin interpretation of the principle of justice forcing us to consider a prima facie true egalitarian interpretation as an alternative" (401).
Directed donation, while no panacea, may provide one alternative.
Kurzrok, a directed donation was not what led to this life saving transplant.
In response to a comment made by a living donor advocacy organization that OPTN policies should not interfere with the right of an altruistic living donor's right to direct the donation, HRSA agreed and directed the OPTN to develop living donor allocations policies that include right to directed donation.
That a third adolescent patient was also awaiting a donor heart at that institution only highlights concerns about directed donation.
You can also send a directed donation via text that includes the name of the community in which you want the funds to be used.

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