P-49 Corneal donation (CD) in the hospice setting: a questionnaire survey of multi-disciplinary team members’ knowledge and experience, to inform an education programme for staff, with the aim of increasing cd from this hospice population

IntroductionFor the sight-saving procedure of corneal transplant, there is a UK shortage of approximately 500 corneas each year. 26,000 people die in hospices annually; around half could donate their corneas. Corneal retrieval can take place in hospices and funeral directors. In 2011, a questionnair...

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Volume: 5
Main Author: Astle, Josephine
Eades, Helen
Tregenna, Emma
Mollart, Sarah
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: London BMJ Publishing Group LTD 01.11.2015
published in: BMJ supportive & palliative care Vol. 5; no. Suppl 3; p. A18
Data of publication: 20151100
ISSN: 2045-435X
2045-4368
EISSN: 2045-4368
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