Organ Transplant (grad)

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Organ Transplant (grad)
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  1. Act of transferring cells, tissues, or organs from one site to another
    Organ Transplantation
  2. Current organ transplant programs:
    • UNOS (united network for organ sharing)
    • DonorNet
  3. Things taken into consideration for organ transplants:
    • Age
    • Pulmonary Status
    • Severity of illness
    • Inpatient/Outpatient status
    • Comorbidities
    • Psychosocial status
    • Infection
    • Hx of other transplants
    • Adherence to regimen
    • Overall health status
  4. Organ transplantation requires ___ screening
    • Interdisciplinary:
    • -MD
    • -PT
    • -Nurse
    • -Dietician
    • -Pharmacist
    • -Case worker
    • -Social Worker

    (involved BEFORE and AFTER transplant)
  5. A heart can be kept outside the body:
    4-6 hours
  6. A liver can be kept outside of the body ___
    12-24 hours
  7. A kidney can be kept outside of the body ____
    48-72 hours
  8. The Physiological Work up before organ transplant consists of:
    • Chest radiograph
    • Urinalysis
    • Colonscopy
    • Pulmonary Function Test

    • Prostate specific antigen
    • Mammography
    • Pap Smear

    Human leukocyte antigen

    Cytomegalovirus
  9. Donation sources:
    • Living
    • Brain Death (DBD)
    • Cardiac Death (DCD)
    • Autologous
    • Cadaver
  10. Post Op nursing care for organ transplant:
    Labs (monifor prograf level, CRP, Electrolytes, Hematology, BG)

    Spirometry

    Physical Activity

    IV fluid

    I/O

    Drain Output

    Incision (sutures/stitches)

    Temp, HR, RR, BP, Sats

    • Medications: (TIMING!!!!)
    • -antibiotics
    • -venous thromboembolism prophylaxis
    • -peptic ulcer prophylaxis
    • -analgesics (oral/IV)
    • -laxative
    • -insulin
    • -incentive spirometry
  11. Post Op Complications:
    Accelerated atherosclerosis of coronary arteries

    HTN from medications

    Hyperplasia of coronary artery intima

    Lymphoproliferative disease

    Osteoporosis

    Wt gain, Obesity, Dyslipidemia

    Renal failure

    Toxicity

    GI disturbance

    Hypotension

    Malignancy

    DVT

    Paralytic ilius

    BLEEDING!!!!

    Lymphocele

    Scar tissue development

    Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome

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