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Name: The Annals of thoracic surgery
Organ donation is becoming more important with increasing organ transplantation possibilities. We aimed to determine the knowledge, sociocultural view, and influences of religious belief regarding opi...
Behavioral determinants can enable or hinder motivation towards registration and donorship and, subsequently, action or inertia towards organ donation. Nevertheless, there is limited information about...
The opportunity for a critically ill patient to be an organ donor depends on a complex interplay of factors (the Donation Process), one of which is the treating medical team's perspective of the impor...
First responders have demanding jobs and report experiencing burnout. The opioid epidemic has added to first responder workloads, which could contribute to increased burnout. This mixed-methods study ...
Lethal organ donation is a hypothetical procedure in which vital organs are removed from living donors, resulting in their death. An important objection to lethal organ donation is that it would infri...
As part of a larger study, participants are told to read 1 out of 4 anecdotes depicting an organ donation scenario where they are required to make a decision on behalf of their mother who ...
The number of persons actively waiting on the national solid organ waiting list continues to rise while the number donating organs has failed to keep pace. This is a particular problem for...
People make decisions every day, both for themselves and on behalf of others. In the case of organ donations, despite the opt-out systems used in Singapore where the default is a presumed ...
A dedicated guide for physicians and organ procurement nurses meeting with the next of kin could be associated with a reduction in organ donation refusal rate, and in anxiety of profession...
Two surveys are conducted. 1) a representative survey of the public's perception towards organ donation and 2) different messages to examine effect on family members' decision-making.
A synthetic opioid that is used as the hydrochloride. It is an opioid analgesic that is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. It has actions and uses similar to those of MORPHINE. It also has a depressant action on the cough center and may be given to control intractable cough associated with terminal lung cancer. Methadone is also used as part of the treatment of dependence on opioid drugs, although prolonged use of methadone itself may result in dependence. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1082-3)
Tissue, organ, or gamete donation intended for a designated recipient.
A facility set up for the purpose of handling large volumes of telephone calls. Call Centers typically utilize some form of computer automation for receiving, dispatching, screening, logging and forwarding telephone calls.
A class of opioid receptors recognized by its pharmacological profile. Kappa opioid receptors bind dynorphins with a higher affinity than endorphins which are themselves preferred to enkephalins.
A class of opioid receptors recognized by its pharmacological profile. Mu opioid receptors bind, in decreasing order of affinity, endorphins, dynorphins, met-enkephalin, and leu-enkephalin. They have also been shown to be molecular receptors for morphine.