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Organ Donation, After death should be encouraged.

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marissa hughes

on 28 April 2015

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Transcript of Organ Donation, After death should be encouraged.

What is organ Donation?
A. Organ transplant is a process of someone giving a organ or a part of an organ to another person who needs an organ transplant.
B. "more than 1 million tissue transplants done each year"(statistics, retrieved(2015)).
C. "in 2013, there were 14,257 organ donors resulting in 28,953 organ transplants" (Statistics, Retrieved(2015)).
What exactly can be donated?
How old do you have to be, and what is the criteria that is needed to be able to donate?
Organ Donation:
If more people become organ donors, more lives could be saved. Today we will look at :
the statistics of organ donation in the U.S. and New Mexico
What is organ donation
what exactly can be donated
how old you ave to be to donate
what is the criteria to become a donor
and how to become an organ donor
A study was done over the years on how many people have currently been put in a transplant waiting list and who has donated.
"currently, nearly 124,000 men, women, and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States"(Statistics,(2015)).
Organ Donation saves lives.
How many of you are organ donors?
Why should we care?
Babies as well as senior citizens have been organ donors.
You should Be in good physical and mental health
By: Marissa Hughes
How to become a donor.
you can register at http://www.dmv.org/nm-new-mexico/organ-donor.php
It only takes a total of two minutes to become a donor.
" If you wait until you can do everything for everybody, instead of doing something for somebody, you'll end up doing nothing for nobody"
- Malcom Bane
Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network(n.d.).Retrieved April 22,2015,from http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov
Frequently Asked Questions.

Frequently Asked Questions.(n.d.).Retrieved April 22,2015, from http://donatelife.org/facts-about-donation/frequently-asked-questions/

Statistics.(n.d.).Retrieved April 22,2015, from http://donatelife.net/Statistics/

Statistics.(2014,September14).Retrieved April 22,2015 from http://ww.kidney.org/news/newsroom/factsheets/Organs-Donation-and-Transplantation-Stats

Daily Quiz Answers.(2015, April22,2015, from http://www.organdonor.gov/dailyquiz.html

All About Donation.(n.d.). Retrieved April 22,2015, from http://donatelifecalifornia.org/about-donation/what-can-be-donated/

Fun Fact
When was the first successful organ transplant in the U.S?

a) 1970 c)1954
b) 1800 d) 2001
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