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The gift of life : the reality behind donor organ retrieval / Traci Graf.

Graf, Traci, (author., Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Attica PL - Attica 362.17 GRA (Text) 74231000108716 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville 362.1783 GRA (Text) 39230031480542 Adult Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781770853065 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1770853065 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario : Firefly Books Ltd., 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"The Gift of Life" is about the remarkable world of organ transplant coordinators, profiles of the men and women who locate and arrange for the donation of organs from those who are dying and wish to live on in others' bodies through this selfless gift. Traci Graf tells the riveting story of this unique and demanding branch of medicine.Transplant coordinators review the medical files and charts on all patients whose condition is so severe that they are not expected to live. Their task is to convince the patient (or the patient's family) to allow organs to be donated immediately upon death. The transplant coordinator works to saves lives by finding and obtaining consent for as many organ donations as possible.
Subject: Allocation of organs, tissues, etc.
Procurement of organs, tissues, etc.
Medical personnel > Biography.

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