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The monthly OTDT digest has been developed to share highlights from our collaborative work with the organ and tissue donation and transplantation community. Subscribe by entering your email address in the box below. Please send contributions, comments and suggestions to otdt@blood.ca  

 

Organs and Tissues
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Canadian Blood Services supports the development, implementation and evaluation of leading practices and clincal guidelines for organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Canada. 

Organs and Tissues
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Leading practices and clinical guidelines related to living organ donation.
Organs and Tissues
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Resources and materials to support the clinical management of deceased organ donors can be found at the links below:

Organs and Tissues
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Evidence bulletins are an attractive, user-friendly, evidence-based knowledge translation tool. Each bulletin is a one-page, letter-size card addressing one specific intervention in the management of deceased donors, highlighting:

Organs and Tissues
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To accompany the 2020 Canadian clinical practice guideline for the medical management of deceased organ donors, Canadian Blood Services has created a knowledge translation tool specific to families and substitute decision makers. These resources are available in English and French.

Medical management of deceased organ donors (in English)

Organs and Tissues
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Data Sets

National OTDT Data Working Groups have been created to establish standardized data sets that will allow alignment of information collected and reported across the country. These reports represent the first step in building a comprehensive national data set for organ and tissue donation and transplantation.

Organs and Tissues
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The following living kidney donor and recipient videos have been developed by Alberta Health Services. They are shared here with permission. 

Linda and Jane’s Story - An angel in the neighbourhood

Organs and Tissues
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Les ressources contenues dans cette page ne sont offertes qu’en anglais.

Organs and Tissues
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In June 2007, the Canadian Council for Donation and Transplantation (CCDT) developed a medical educational video on the neurological determination of death. The clinical practice guidelines used during this video come from the CCDT’s 2003 Severe Brain Injury to Neurological Determination of Death forum. The video contains footage of an actual brain death determination as well as a step-by step overview of the clinical practice guidelines for declaring neurological death in adults and children.

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