Organ Donation: A Comparison of Opt-in and Opt-out Systems

Friday, November 7, 2014: 11:00 AM-11:50 AM
Plaza 2 (Sheraton)
The demand for organ transplants has increased dramatically worldwide.  THis presentation addresses potential challenges and solutions related to the shortage. Specifically, we will examine organ donor rates and transplant outcomes from countries with an opt-out donor system like Austria and those with an opt-in donor system like the U.S.
Joann Fong, Shejuti Paul and Mike Sloane, University of Alabama at Birmingham
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