The role of the transplant team

There is an obvious conflict of interest between potential donors, attending physicians, and the transplantation team. It should be made quite clear that the potential donor's physician has no role in the transplantation procedure. Similarly, a member of the transplant team should never directly participate in the diagnosis of brain death. However, once the patient is legally declared brain dead, the transplant team may and should be involved in the management of the donor up to and through the surgical organ recovery. The transplant team members should also participate in educational efforts and create positive feedback and recognition among the personnel involved in the donation process.

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