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Knowledge of criteria for brain death and attitudes towards organ donation and transplantation of nursing professionals in Tottori Prefecture, Japan

Knowledge of criteria for brain death and attitudes towards organ donation and transplantation of nursing professionals in Tottori Prefecture, Japan

Yonago Acta Medica 47(3): 53-62

The nursing professional population in Tottori Prefecture, Japan, was studied for their knowledge of criteria towards brain death and their attitudes towards organ donation and organ transplantation. An attempt was also made to clarify factors involved in issues concerning organ donation and organ transplantation. We distributed 2200 questionnaires to 9 hospitals, and obtained 1879 responses, of which 1683 were valid.

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