Posts Tagged ‘Internet’

January 28, 2013

Living kidney donors and their family caregivers: developing an evidence-based educational and social support website.


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Living kidney donor candidates and their family caregivers participating in the Living Donor Information Network for Caregiving (LINC) have access to a variety of online informational resources and a social support discussion forum throughout their living kidney donation experience. Strategies in the development and implementation of an online information and social-support resource are presented.

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January 28, 2013

Living kidney donors and their family caregivers: developing an evidence-based educational and social support website.


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Living kidney donor candidates and their family caregivers participating in the Living Donor Information Network for Caregiving (LINC) have access to a variety of online informational resources and a social support discussion forum throughout their living kidney donation experience. Strategies in the development and implementation of an online information and social-support resource are presented.

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November 18, 2011

The Ethical Complexities of Online Organ Solicitation via Donor-Patient Websites: Avoiding the “Beauty Contest”.


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This study criticizes websites which attempt to match potential organ donors and recipients as violating the principles of altruism and justice on which the traditional organ allocation process has been based.  The authors posit that such sites devolve into high tech “beauty contests” in which candidates whose story or physical appearance is more attractive are […]

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