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Odběry orgánů k transplantacím

Odběry orgánů k transplantacím

[Harvesting of Organs for Transplantation]

Baláž, Peter

subjects: medicine – transplant

hardcover, 260 pp., 1. edition
published: january 2012
ISBN: 978-80-246-1964-4
recommended price: 295 czk

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The book is the first comprehensive publication in the Czech and Slovak Republics, which deals with the harvesting of organs and tissues for the purposes of transplantation. It consists of twenty separate chapters gradually covering the issue of organ harvesting: from the legal standards required for diagnostic confirmation of death through a detailed description of care of the organ donor and the actual technical implementation of the harvesting up to the preparation of the harvested organs and tissues for transplantation. The book is richly illustrated with clear, schematic drawings with detailed descriptions of the various stages of harvestation, furthermore, it contains a description of meetings with relatives of the organ donor and a detailed analysis of the psychological aspects of this delicate communication.