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Enfermería Global

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Abstract

PASSONI, Reginaldo et al. Clinical-epidemiological elements of family interviews for donation of organs and tissues. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2017, vol.16, n.46, pp.120-153.  Epub Apr 01, 2017. ISSN 1695-6141.  http://dx.doi.org/10.6018/eglobal.16.2.234881.

Objectives:

To identify the clinical and epidemiological features of interviews with families of potential donors of organs and tissues.

Methods:

Quantitative research, descriptive, exploratory and documental. The sample was composed of medical records of 93 patients, whose families have been addressed in the years 2012/2013. It conducted data analysis using the statical package “R”.

Results:

It was observed that 62.4% of approaches have ben performed with families of patients who have become potential cardiorespiratory arrest donor. Parents were the most interviewed family members coming to meet 40% of approaches. The family consent to donation percentage was 51.6%. Eye/corneas globe was the most spolied, coming to represent 87.5%. Knowing tha the potential donor was contrary (in life) donation (46.7%) and ignored his desire in life (33.4%) werw the main family groups for refusal.

Conclusion:

Identify the clinical and epidemiological elements of family interviews for donation is very important to evaluate the effectiveness of the activities performed in the donation process of the institutions

Keywords : Interview; Family; Obtaining tissues and organs; Transplant.

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