Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
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This study sought to describe the lived experience of families who had participated in donation. The research question is: Why do families participate in organ or tissue donation?;This is a descriptive qualitative study utilizing techniques of phenomenology for purposes of identifying areas of significance and importance to informants participating in donation. The conceptual framework is Neuman's Systems Model; Thematic discovery will be drawn from the data with the goal of identifying reoccurring themes. These themes will provide information useful to nursing in providing support to donor families.
Donation; Family; Organ; Organ Donation; Perspective Organ Donation
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
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Occhi, Ann Marie, "Donation: The family's perspective" (1992). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 243.