donor card


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donor card

a card carried by a person to show that the bodily organs specified on it may be used for transplants after the person's death
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ORGAN Donor Cards can be obtained by phoning the Irish Kidney Association LoCall 1890 543639 or Freetext the word DONOR to 50050.
The change in the law also prompted a new campaign encouraging Scots to carry donor cards.
The pink sticker would fall off or people didn't carry their donor card in their wallet,'' he said.
Consequently, a strong volunteer identity will lead to signing an organ donor card.
For more details on registering for a donor card call (0117) 931-4638 or visit www.
Jagmohan carried a donor card with him and so we thought he obviously wanted to do something.
Dudley Council has joined the campaign to encourage more people to carry organ donor cards.
The panel on legal issues related to organ transplants, led by Saku Machino, a professor at Sophia University, says in its report that the current law's requirement that donors sign an organ donor card before brain death should be abolished, the sources said.
The organ transplant law permits the transplant of hearts, lungs, livers, kidneys, pancreases, small intestines and eyes from donors aged 15 or older who had signed an organ donor card.
The family then provided the hospital with three kinds of donor cards, one allowing the patient's organs to be used for organ transplant operations in the event of brain death, a donor card to provide for the patient's kidneys and another for the patient's corneas, the sources said.
The information that taxpayers received highlighted the critical facts -- more than 50,000 Americans are currently on the waiting list, and people die each day while waiting for an organ transplant -- and included a donor card and information on the importance of sharing your decision to donate with your family.
Sign a Donor Card: Sign the donor card below and mail it to the address below.