Organ donor

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1-Are you organ donors?
2-Do you know when it takes place?
3- What organs and tissues are transplanted in our country today? Lungs, kidneys (riñon), heart, liver, pancreas, intestine)(corneas,skin, valves)
4- Do you know what the religion says?
5- Do you know that you can donate organs in life?
6- Will it ever be a family member?
What do you think about it?

2-Organ donation typicallytakes place after brain death, the irreversible loss of all brain functions. Tissue donation can take place after brain death or cardiac death (the irreversible loss of cardiovascular function)4-All major religions either accept organ donation can save lives or accept the right of individual members to make their own decision. Most religions like the Roman Catholic Church are in favor of organdonation as acts of charity and as a means of saving a life.

Suicide is a common cause of brain death (3.8%), mainly among young men. Organ donation is more common in this group compared to othercauses of death. Brain death may result in legal death, but still with the heart beating, and with mechanical ventilation all other vital organs may be kept completely alive and functional,providingoptimal opportunities for organ transplantation.

5-You can donate organs in life:
• Only in extreme cases and the lack of cadaveric donors.
• There should be a family tie according to currentlegislation (Law 24,193).
• This option relates only to the case of:
◦ a kidney
◦ a section of liver.

6-The living donor ...
Will it ever be a family member?
• For transplantation of bone marrowcan not be.
In that case, the giver is always a living donor and may not be familiar.

7-To donate organs ...
• The donor must die in the intensive care unit of a hospital or sanatorium, becausethe only way you can keep your body artificially from death until the extraction occurs.
• Except in the case of corneas, which can be extracted at home or the viewing room, you just have to quickly...
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