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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 Awareness Week - RTE's Joe Duffy is its ambassador - has been encouraging people to carry a donor card.
Jamie was always clear he wanted to carry a donor card.
Relative to the present study, the more an individual volunteers, the more likely he/she will sign donor cards because doing so is consistent with volunteer identity--volunteers must behave like volunteers.
I think we would say carrying a donor card could mean you are giving the greatest gift you could ever give.
on November 21, 1997, during which donor cards will be distributed.
Along with the personal stories of transplant recipients, donor families and health care professionals, the site includes interactive features about the organ and tissues that can be transplanted, information about the national organ donation system, myths about transplantation, an overview of religious views and downloadable donor cards.
And the overjoyed mum said she and baby, who has just turned one, are two good reasons for people to carry donor cards.
A close family member said: "Niall's parents hope his legacy will be that more young people will start carrying donor cards.
uk Secondly UK Transplant is asking everybody who has a donor card, to please make sure that you are registered on the NHS Organ Donor Register because donor cards can simply go missing.
A new law that comes into effect in Israel in January 2010 states that people who are prepared to sign organ donor cards shall receive priority for organs should they find themselves in need, Medical News Today reported.
A ORGAN donor cards aren't legally binding and it is up to the next of kin if organs are used when you die.
The UK waiting list was 7,357 last month and she urged more to carry donor cards.