Letters Spanish transplantation model

We need different comparisons

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c2117 (Published 20 April 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c2117
  1. David Bihari, intensive care physician1
  1. 1Sydney, Australia
  1. biharid{at}aol.com

    Why does the transplant lobby persist in quoting the rates of organ donation in numbers of organ donors per million of the population?1 Surely we should be talking about the numbers of organ donors per 1000 brain dead patients in intensive care? Or—if we are considering donation after cardiac death—the number of organ donors …

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