Sick Atlanta Teen Kept Off Transplant List

Discussion in 'Up to the Minute' started by Linda7NJ, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. atthelake

    atthelake Former Member

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    MsFacetious :grouphug:

    That is tragic to hear about the regulations and your daughter. I am learning more about organ donation that I really can soak up right now as I've been outta the loop on this case and catching up.

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  2. MsFacetious

    MsFacetious What a Kerfuffle...

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    For the record, we are all still donors. :seeya:
    And if my daughter did qualify and a brain surgeon needed the same transplant?
    I can totally understand that a brain surgeon will help more people than my child. :twocents:
     
  3. K_Z

    K_Z Verified Anesthetist

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    Discussion about disabilities, such as Down Syndrome, and organ transplants. (Longish, but interesting.) Discusses the Sandra Jensen case (Down Syndrome woman who was initially DQ'd in the 90's for a heart/ lung transplant, but then later received one.)

    http://mn.gov/mnddc/news/newsitems/transplant.html

    More discussion/ links:

    http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Down-Syndrome-Woman-Denied-Organ-Transplant-3026489.php

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1127180/

    http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/775211

    http://www.academia.edu/5802984/Organ_transplantation_organ_donation_and_mental_retardation
     
  4. atthelake

    atthelake Former Member

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    ju

    <self snipped>

    Did 3 paragraphs to MsFacetious.... but best done elsewhere :hug: and to her vs. on threads

    God bless you and your family
     
  5. al66pine

    al66pine Well-Known Member

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    sbm bbm

    bbm1
    Facing a similar circumstance, I'd hope, I would have the strength to do likewise. IDK.

    bbm2
    Reading your posts about your DD, other DD & family (snow-mobiling, LHOTP, & Midwest trip planning, etc.)
    is always a day brightener. Sounds like a terrific fam that is more than 'just fine.'

    ETA: And pix of activities! And I almost forgot the 'wall kitties.'
     
  6. atthelake

    atthelake Former Member

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    Mods ..FYI perhaps change title ..he has passed...

    RIP

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