Transplantation in Japan, as well as the environment in which nurses work, has been slowly changed. Consequently, those nurses started working as recipient coordinators to meet the needs of patients, physicians and nurses who work at the patients' bedside. In the future, recipient coordinators can be a valuable asset to each transplant program because of their education, commitment to personalized care to recipients and their families. This article describes a variety of roles of recipient coordinators in Japan.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Nippon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine|
|Publication status||Published - 2005 Nov|
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