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Post-Organ Transplant Care

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Organ transplantation is when an organ is removed from one person's body (a donor) and placed into another person’s body (a recipient). Most organ donors are deceased. Organ transplantation between two people who are not genetically identical is known as allotransplantation.

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Organ transplantation is when an organ is removed from one person's body (a donor) and placed into another person’s body (a recipient). Most organ donors are deceased, but living people are able to donate a kidney or part of the liver. Deceased organ donors need to die in a hospital on a ventilator or in the intensive care unit, as their organs must be in good condition in order to be transplanted. Those who receive an organ transplant are usually seriously ill or dying from organ failure.

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Dipti Bhandari
11 Mar 2022
Very useful topic. I am impressed by the way this module focuses on psychological impacts of post transplantation.
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Kathryn Hamilton
27 Mar 2022
Very informative.
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Leigh Gleeson
12 Mar 2022
Eye-opening and interesting information.
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Debra Curran
06 Mar 2022
Registered Nurse Registered Midwife
Brilliant clear, concise and informative presentation
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Andrew Borg
15 Mar 2022
Nice easy read. Great information.
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MARGARET GROVES
10 Apr 2022
Fast and easy to read, full of interesting information.
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Katrina mckee
05 Mar 2022
Grate info about post transplant care
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Vikki Leung
06 Mar 2022
Interesting topic, giving idea of recipients emotion, important points to take
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Rojamma Singareddy
08 Mar 2022
This topic is very useful in my practice and to teach students
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Nicola Fiore
04 Mar 2022
Good refresher. Well written, clear and easy to follow
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