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Education in organ donation among students in Germany - results of an intervention study.

Authors
  • Rey, Johannes Wilhelm1
  • Grass, Vanessa
  • Galle, Peter Robert
  • Werner, Christian
  • Hoffman, Arthur
  • Kiesslich, Ralf
  • Hammer, Gaël P
  • 1 1st Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Centre Mainz, Germany. [email protected] , (Germany)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of transplantation
Publication Date
Jan 16, 2013
Volume
18
Pages
23–30
Identifiers
DOI: 10.12659/AOT.883794
PMID: 23792497
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

When young people discuss organ donation in their families or when they seek information themselves, the acceptance of organ donation greatly improves. Our data suggest that education on organ donation can double the number of carriers of an organ donor card among students.

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