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End-of-life care and organ and tissue donation in South Africa – it’s time for a national policy to lead the way

N Allorto, R Moore, E Andrews, R Martinez, W A Smith, V Medapati, S L Wall, A D Rogers, H Rode

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N Allorto, Pietermaritzburg Hospital Complex and Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

R Moore, Chris Hani Baragwanth Academic Hospital and Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

E Andrews, Department of Nursing Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

R Martinez, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital and Division of Paediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

W A Smith, Kingsbury Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

V Medapati, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University, Pretoria, South Africa

S L Wall, Pietermaritzburg Hospital Complex and Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

A D Rogers, Ross Tilley Burn Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada

H Rode, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital and Division of Paediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2017;107(11):930. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2017.v107i11.12810

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Date submitted: 2017-10-31
Date published: 2017-10-31

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