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procurement

 [pro-kūr´ment]
the obtaining of something.
organ procurement in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as guiding families through the donation process to ensure timely retrieval of vital organs and tissue for transplantation.

organ procurement

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as guiding families through the donation process to ensure timely retrieval of vital organs and tissue for transplant. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Gordon Bowen is currently the Chief Executive Officer for Lifebanc, an Organ Procurement Organization (OPO) serving the Northeast region of Ohio.
The selection and rollout of CompuMed Enterprise OPO by a top organ procurement organization, such asLifeLink , further validates the benefits of our solution.
With CompuMed Enterprise OPO, Organ Procurement Organizations are able to increase the recovery of multiple transplantable organs through a combination of CompuMed serial echocardiogram interpretations and critical care consulting.
The purpose of the study was to "describe and assess the role of organ procurement organizations in procuring tissue for transplantation, and to identify vulnerabilities associated with that involvement.
8] Thus, the use of organ procurement remains within the scope of urologic post-graduate training and may aid in supplementing the increasingly compromised open surgical experience present-day trainees are encountering.
Khuri Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center Mohamed Sayegh, thanked the administrative team for making the organ procurement project a success, noting that liver and kidney organs, in addition to cornea tissue transplantation are now available at the Medical Center, and that the center has the necessary expertise to include lung and heart transplantation.
A spokesperson for the University of Miami Organ Procurement Agency, which sells skin and bone to the biotech company CryoLife, explained, "We can't be educating donors at the bedside.
Now people can register online on a Web site created by California's four organ procurement organizations.
The primary problem, as Hirth sees it, is that "The organizations responsible for organ procurement have escaped any meaningful performance evaluation.
There are many reasons why physicians have not been more effective in the arena of organ procurement.
Clinicians have observed that patients who fulfil the tests for brain death frequently respond to surgical incision at the time of organ procurement with a significant rise in both heart and blood pressure.
Medicare policy has consistently supported organ procurement and transplantation as an option in the care of ESRD patients.