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Bereaved relatives' decision about deceased organ donation: An integrated psycho-social study conducted in Spain

Jorge S. López, José M. Martínez, María Soria-Oliver, Begoña Aramayona, Rubén García-Sánchez, María J. Martín and Carmen Almendros

Social Science & Medicine, 2018, vol. 205, issue C, 37-47

Abstract: Family refusal to organ donation of a deceased relative represents one of the most important barriers to organ transplantation. Although a large literature about family decisions has amassed, the existing evidence needs further integration and structuring.

Keywords: Deceased organ donation; Family decision-making; Family consent; Social psychology; Quantitative research; Exploratory multivariate analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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