Attitudes and Awareness Towards Organ Donation Among Parents of Pediatric Brain Death Patients in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Eastern Turkey

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Yesilbas O.

ANNALS OF TRANSPLANTATION, vol.25, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/aot.920527
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


Background: The real causes of organ donation refusal decisions of parents after pediatric brain death and the factors that most influence their decisions are not known sufficiently in Turkey. This study aimed to investigate the detailed factors that may be relevant to parents' refusal, including their education level and knowledge about organ donation.