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dc.contributor.authorMercado-Martinez, F.
dc.contributor.authorDiaz-Medina, B.
dc.contributor.authorHernandez-Ibarra, E.
dc.date.accessioned2015-11-18T23:43:30Z-
dc.date.available2015-11-18T23:43:30Z-
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12104/63008-
dc.description.abstractContext-Donation coordinators play an important role in the success or failure of organ donation and transplant programs. Nevertheless, these professionals' perspectives and practices have hardly been explored, particularly in low-and middle-income countries.Objective-To examine donation coordinators' discourse on the organ donation process and the barriers they perceive.Design-A critical qualitative study was carried out in Guadalajara, Mexico.Setting and Participants-Twelve donation coordinators from public and private hospitals participated.Data Gathering and Analysis-Data were gathered by using semistructured interviews and critical discourse analysis.Results- Participants indicated that partial results have been achieved in deceased organ donation. Concomitantly, multiple obstacles have adversely affected the process and outcomes: at the structural level, the fragmentation of the health system and the scarcity of financial and material resources; at the relational level, nonegalitarian relationships between coordinators and hospital personnel; at the ideational level, the transplant domain and its specialists overshadow the donation domain and its coordinators. Negative images are associated with donation coordinators.Conclusions-Organ donation faces structural, relational, and ideational barriers; hence, complex interventions should be undertaken. Donation coordinators also should be recognized by the health system. © 2013 NATCO.
dc.titleAchievements and barriers in the organ donation process: A critical analysis of donation coordinators' discourse
dc.typeArticle
dc.identifier.doi10.7182/pit2013410
dc.relation.ispartofjournalProgress in Transplantation
dc.relation.ispartofvolume23
dc.relation.ispartofissue3
dc.relation.ispartofpage258
dc.relation.ispartofpage264
dc.subject.keywordNursing Journal;Attitude of Health Personnel;Humans;Interviews as Topic;Mexico;Tissue Donors/sd [Supply & Distribution];Tissue and Organ Procurement
dc.contributor.affiliationMercado-Martínez, F., Universidad de Guadalajara, Country Club, Dept 41, Mar Egeo 1452, Guadalajara, Mexico; Díaz-Medina, B., Universidad de Guadalajara, Country Club, Dept 41, Mar Egeo 1452, Guadalajara, Mexico; Hernández-Ibarra, E., Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico
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