Death and the Organ Donor

By Nancy Valko, RN In the early 1970s, I was a young nurse working with many trauma victims in a state-of-the-art intensive care unit and I loved it. Because of the high number of young accident victims, I was also … Continued

Brain Death Reconsidered

By Germaine Wensley R.N. Citing a critical need for transplantable organs in the U.S. has prompted an urgent call for people to give the “gift of life” by agreeing to be an organ donor. This is surely a generous thing … Continued