A 52-year-old patient with End-Stage Kidney Disease related to alcoholism needs a kidney transplant. The patient’s identical twin sister, who is in good health, has agreed to donate one of her kidneys. Both sisters were admitted to the same hospital for the procedure.
Initial Discussion Post:
Address the following:
· What is the RNs role for the kidney recipient in the immediate post-operative period?
· What is the RNs role for the kidney donor in the immediate post-operative period?
· Are there ethical considerations associated with this kidney donation? Explain.
· Should the sister be financially compensated for her donation? Why or why not?
Web-Based and aOther Professional Resources:
Ficorelli, Ca. T., Edelman, M., & Weeks, B. H. (2013). Living donor renal transplant: A gift of life.Nursing, 43(1), 58-62. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000423962.53249.bl
Thornburg, B., & Gray-Vickrey, P. (2016). Acute kidney injury: Limiting the damage. Nursing, 46(6), 24-34. doi:10.1097/01.NURSE.0000482865.61546.b
Same as before 350 words APA format and the web source.
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