“Death is not the last sleep. It is the final awakening.”
-Walter Scott, Scottish novelist
Organ donation is the removal of the tissues of the human body from a person who has recently died, or from a living donor, for the purpose of transplanting. Organs and tissues are removed in procedures similar to surgery, and all incisions are closed at the conclusion of the surgery. Simple, effective steps can be taken to provide a traditional funeral viewing whenever this might be desired. People of all ages may be organ and tissue donors.
Each year, the National Kidney Foundation develops special public education programs aimed at increasing public awareness of the need for organ and tissue donation .Learning more about organ and tissue donation will help every American to make an informed decision about this important issue. Here are some facts everyone should know:
Cite this article:
Deepa Sakthivel. Organ Donation. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management 3(2): April- June, 2015; Page 173-175.