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  • registry
  • From April 17 to 26, 2013, SickKids is teaming up with the University Health Network (UHN) and St. Michael's Hospital for the Tri-Hospital Organ and Tissue Donor Campaign, to inspire at least 1,500 staff members and volunteers to confirm their status on the donor registry, or sign up to become a donor by visiting www.beadonor.ca/123 . (sickkids.ca)
  • The Manitoba government has launched an online organ and tissue donor registry. (chrisd.ca)
  • Registry information is kept strictly confidential and can only be accessed by 1) Department of Heath employees when required for the performance of their official duties, 2) federally regulated organ procurement organizations such as Unyts, 3) New York State licensed tissue and eye banks and 4) other entities formally approved by the Commissioner of Health. (unyts.org)
  • By enrolling in the New York State Donate Life Registry, you become a designated donor. (unyts.org)
  • The Life Pass It on Registry was established in 1999 as a registry of intent: It recorded someone's intention to be an organ, tissue and eye donor. (unyts.org)
  • To ensure that your decision to be an organ, tissue and eye donor is honored, you must enroll in the Donate Life Registry. (unyts.org)
  • Donate Life Northwest maintains the donor registry for the state of Oregon. (donatelifenw.org)
  • Nashville, TN - The number of registered organ and tissue donors in Tennessee has reached the 1.5 million mark, it was announced today by the Donate Life Tennessee Organ & Tissue Donor Registry and the Tennessee Department of Safety (TDOS). (clarksvilleonline.com)
  • The donor designation rate, or percentage of individuals joining the state donor registry, was at an all-time high this past year in Colorado with 67.7% of the state's licensed drivers and ID card holders on the registry and 59.58% in Wyoming. (donoralliance.org)
  • Representative Brady (R-Normal) is co-sponsoring House Bill 1805 that would permit 16 and 17 year-olds to join Illinois' First Person Consent Organ/Tissue Donor Registry when they receive their driver's license or state ID card. (rep-danbrady.com)
  • SB 907, sponsored by Sen. Howard Lee, ensures that the deceased's last wishes are honored and requires the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other state agencies to study the establishment of a statewide organ, eye and tissue donor registry. (ncdcr.gov)
  • Donor cards will be available at Division of Motor Vehicle offices and the donor registry will be collected and kept by DHHS. (ncdcr.gov)
  • RALEIGH - Gov . Mike Easley will sign Senate Bill 907 , Organ , Eye and Tissue Donor Registry bill on Thursday (Dec . 6) at 11 a.m . in the Old Senate Chamber at the Capitol building . (ncdcr.gov)
  • driver's
  • There might be something on your driver's license - a red heart, a pink dot or the word "Donor" - to show it. (kanw.com)
  • Unless you have registered online since 2004, an old pink donor dot sticker placed on top of the plastic on your driver's licenses means you are not registered. (sharp.com)
  • If you think you've already registered via your driver's licence, please double check by logging into your MyGov (External link) Medicare account or call the Organ Donor Register on 1800 777 203. (vic.gov.au)
  • When a customer applies for a commercial driver's permit , he/she is required to provide information on his/her preferences about being an organ and tissue donor . (ma.us)
  • need for organ
  • I call upon all medical professionals, educators, volunteers, government agencies, and private organizations to join me in raising awareness of the need for organ donors in communities throughout our Nation. (archives.gov)
  • bacterial
  • To assess the microbiological efficacy and safety of moxifloxacin (500µg/ml) as an additive to Optisol GS ® to reduce bacterial corneal donor rim contamination. (arvojournals.org)
  • healthcare system
  • Our Nation's organ and tissue donor program is an important part of our healthcare system. (archives.gov)
  • For the eighth consecutive year, families gathered with Community Healthcare System staff members, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network representatives and VisionFirst officials to honor the area's organ, eye and tissue donors. (valpolife.com)
  • Supporting the Donate Life float is just one of the ways the hospitals of Community Healthcare System honor and remembers donors and their generous contributions. (valpolife.com)
  • Year round, the hospitals of Community Healthcare System partner with Gift of Hope and VisionFirst eye bank to raise awareness regarding eye, organ and tissue donations. (valpolife.com)
  • The Donate Life rose ceremony is another opportunity for the hospitals of Community Healthcare System: Community Hospital, Munster, St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center, Hobart, to connect with donor families again and thank them for their kindness and courage. (valpolife.com)
  • endothelial
  • Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) using corneal donor tissue not acceptable for use in penetrating keratoplasty as a result of anterior stromal scars, pterygia, and previous corneal refractive surgical procedures. (biomedsearch.com)
  • stem cells
  • The centre has also started to provide stem cells for animals to help horses with soft tissue injuries and dogs with joint problems. (dogsandpuppies.co.uk)
  • We performed a retrospective observational cohort study among 15,133 Dutch donors of tissues and stem cells from 2010 to 2015 to assess seroprevalence of Coxiella burnetii antibodies, to identify factors associated with presence of C. burnetii antibodies, and to assess the proportion of undiagnosed chronic Q fever cases. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • consent
  • Since they no longer need protection, donors usually sign blanket consent forms and receive no updates about how the tissue is used. (futurity.org)
  • A new website ( SignUpForLife.ca ) will easily allow perspective donors to sign up and give their consent to have their organs donated when they pass on. (chrisd.ca)
  • the donor who was brave enough to sign the consent form and the family who eventually signed the papers to donate their loved one's organ. (valpolife.com)
  • This pilot showed that obtaining consent for removal and testing tonsil tissue was feasible. (springer.com)
  • people
  • MICHIGAN STATE (US) - People who contribute tissue to biobanks have a right to basic information about how their donations may be used, an ethicist argues in a new paper. (futurity.org)
  • But people make donations in the hope of doing good, giving them an ongoing moral stake in what happens to their tissue samples, Tomlinson writes in the Hastings Center Report . (futurity.org)
  • Siminoff studies why people choose - or don't choose - to become organ and tissue donors. (kanw.com)
  • But some people do have a problem with that, so all but 11 states allow donors to choose more than just "I'll donate" or "I won't donate. (kanw.com)
  • Nearly 1,500 people are on the transplant waiting list in Ontario and many more are waiting for a tissue transplant. (niagarahealth.on.ca)
  • families
  • The Donor Family Services Department of LifeNet Health promotes healing and peace for organ and tissue donor families as they grieve the death of their loved one. (healingthespirit.org)
  • Each of the 50 roses sponsored by Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart now carry tags with messages on their vials of love from the donor families. (valpolife.com)
  • These dedicated roses and the tributes they carry add special meaning not only for the families of our organ and tissue donors, but serve to inspire others to become organ, eye and tissue donors as well. (valpolife.com)
  • percentage
  • The percentage of culture positive donor rims in the Optisol GS ® group was 6.1% (21/342) and in the moxifloxacin-fortified Optisol GS ® media was 0.6% (2/342). (arvojournals.org)
  • card
  • Many Ontarians mistakenly believe they are registered because they previously signed a paper donor card. (cmh.org)
  • It was only three years ago that Tennessee Department of Safety and Donate Life Tennessee teamed up for this effort by making donor registration available to every Tennessean who renews their driver license or I.D. card. (clarksvilleonline.com)
  • study
  • The study confirmed the fact that older tissue functions just as well as younger tissue," said Mannis, UC Davis professor, chair of the UC Davis Eye Center and co-principal investigator of the cornea study. (theaggie.org)
  • The study population consisted of all the accepted donors from the beginning of 2003 to September 2008. (scielo.org.za)
  • The donors included in the study (n=749) were tested for microbial growths at various stages of retrieval and processing. (scielo.org.za)
  • This study was performed in order to analyze the mechanisms and dynamics of neural xenograft rejection, as well as neurobiological properties of the donor tissue. (lu.se)
  • A pilot study was undertaken to look at the feasibility of testing for vCJD in deceased donors using tonsillar tissue. (springer.com)
  • This study shows that multimodal structural imaging of the RPE, using endogenous fluorescence emission is best done using longer wavelength excitation at 633nm with corresponding shift in AF emission bandpass filtering, due to reduced melanin absorption, and tissue scatter. (arvojournals.org)
  • The study population consisted of 9,478 (63%) femoral head donors, 5,090 (34%) post-mortal tissue donors and 565 (4%) cord blood donors. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • This study shows that seroprevalence of C. burnetii antibodies among donors of tissues and cells in the Netherlands after 2014 was similar to pre-outbreak levels in the general population. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • This study may prompt discussion on when to terminate the screening programme for chronic Q fever in donors of tissues and cells in the Netherlands. (eurosurveillance.org)
  • Gift
  • West Chicago, Illinois: December 19, 2012 -- The City of West Chicago honored Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network, the nonprofit organ procurement organization, at the Dec. 17, 2012 City Council meeting with a Proclamation commending its work in DuPage County. (dailyherald.com)