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Organ procurement–posthumous

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term711000
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 03/04/2019
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 19/06/2020
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An activity undertaken by hospitals in which human tissue is procured for the purpose of transplantation from a donor whose brain function or circulation of blood has permanently stopped.

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Hospital activity.

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This activity is not regarded as care or treatment of an admitted patient, but is registered by the hospital. Any diagnoses and procedures related to this activity, including mechanical ventilation and tissue procurement, are recorded in accordance with the relevant ICD-10-AM Australian coding standards.

Declarations of brain and cardiac death are made in accordance with relevant state/territory legislation.

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Supersedes Organ procurement–posthumous Health, Superseded 03/04/2019, Tasmanian Health, Archived 19/06/2020, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Proposed 17/10/2012, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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