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January 24, 2020

Connecting Patients: What to expect as a transplant caregiver

A caregiver can be many things. For transplant patients, the caregiver can be the difference between a successful transplant and a failed organ. Most transplant centers require patients to have a caregiver at all times throughout the process both pre- and post-transplant. Most centers also provide helpful tips and even printed education materials so caregivers know what to expect. Written by Mayo Clinic Connect Relations Coordinator Kristin Eggebraaten Our discussion group members consist of patients, donors, caregivers or loved ones. Recently, they…

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