Physicians’ reluctance in requesting organ donation: Reasons and recommendations
The Nova Scotia Medical Journal
"Although there has been an increase in organ availability over the last 5 to 10 years, the transplant community still feels that there could be more rapid progress in this area. One limiting factor seems to be physicians' reluctance to approach the surviving family for organ donation. The following discussion suggests reasons for the reluctance of physicians to request organ donation and recommendations for alleviation of the problem."--Excerpt from introduction.
Patel, Deepen and Patricia J. Houlihan. (1988). Physicians’ reluctance in requesting organ donation: Reasons and recommendations. Nova Scotia Medical Journal, 67 (June), 98-99.