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Request an Organ Dona­tion Consult:

Noti­fy IDN at 800.831.4131 if your patient is on a ven­ti­la­tor and meets one of the fol­low­ing criteria:

  • Has lost 2 or more brain stem reflexes
  • Has a Glas­gow Coma Scale (GCS) of 5 or less
  • Fam­i­ly asks about donation
  • With­draw­al of care con­ver­sa­tion ini­ti­at­ed by fam­i­ly or health­care team

Brain Stem Reflexes:

  • No pupil­lary response
  • No corneal response 
  • No cough 
  • No gag 
  • No spon­ta­neous respirations 
  • No motor response 
  • No response to ice water calorics 
  • No doll’s eyes

Clin­i­cal Triggers:

Under­stand­ing the GIFT acronym:

  • Grave prog­no­sis
  • Injury to brain or lung
  • Fami­ly men­tions donation
  • Talk of extu­bat­ing or tran­si­tion to end-of-life care

Organ Dona­tion Con­sult Card:

Our Vision:

All are inspired to donate life.