ORGAN DONATION FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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1. How is organ donation measured?
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2. Why should I consider donating my organs and tissue?
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3. How many people are waiting for an organ transplant?
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4. I’ve signed onto the Australian Organ Donor Registry, or ticked the organ donation box on my license, isn’t that enough?
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5. Don’t we just need more people to sign up their willingness to donate?
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6. How many people can one donor help?
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7. Who can donate organs and tissue?
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8. How successful are organ transplants?
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9. At what point will I be considered dead?
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10. But won't the doctors hurry my death so they can take my organs?
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11. How are organs and tissues removed?
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12. I don’t think my religion allows organ donation?
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13. If I need an organ transplant will I get one?
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14. Why is Australia’s organ donor rate relatively low and can this improve?
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15. Is transplantation a cost effective treatment?
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16. What is leading practice in organ donation?
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