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  • Phil Walton Phil Walton 22 Jan 2021

    Organ donation and the Emergency Department

    With the introduction of the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act on 20 May 2020, the subject of organ donation and transplantation again has a spotlight shone on it. The Emergency Department plays a pivotal role in the admission and stabilisation of patients with a perceived devastating brain injury and this talk breaks down that process in the context of organ donation and the amazing gift it may bring.