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Every year, in hospitals across the United States, thousands of organs and tissues that could save lives do not get transplanted because many families of brain-dead patients do not say “yes” to organ donation. Now, a precedent-setting training program for physicians developed at Temple — poised to roll out nationally — has increased the family consent rate, saving more people on organ waiting lists, and providing families solace during a time of painful loss. By GISELLE ZAYON Photograph by CLINT BLOWERS

WINTER 2014 | TEMPLE HEALTH MAGAZINE |

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Profile for Temple Health

Temple Health - Temple Health Magazine - Winter 2014  

Winter 2014 Issue of Temple Health Magazine

Temple Health - Temple Health Magazine - Winter 2014  

Winter 2014 Issue of Temple Health Magazine