Commentary (CMAJ): http://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.190352
Johannes Mulder MD. Facilitating the wishes of patients who choose both MAiD and organ donation. CMAJ 2019 June 3;191:E595-6. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.190352
Her Last Project - A film by Rosvita Dransfeld - tells the story of Dr. Shelly Sarwal's medical journey through MAID and organ donation. Learn more
CMAJ podcasts: Organ Donation After MAID: https://soundcloud.com/cmajpodcasts/181648-guide
In this interview, Dr. James Downar (co-author of policy guidance) and Dr. Jennifer Hancock (an intensive care physician in Halifax) take listeners through considerations of having a patient who requests medical assistance in dying (MAiD) or withdrawal of life-sustaining measures (WLSM) and who also requests to have his or her organs donated.
Report and recommendations
Note: This report and the published manuscript have been endorsed by the Canadian Critical Care Society, the Canadian Society of Transplantation, and the Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses.