A
Acronyms

ACOT Advisory Committee on Transplantation

AHA American Heart Association

AMA American Medical Association

AOPO Association of Organ Procurement Organizations

AST American Society of Transplantation

ASTP American Society of Transplant Physicians

ASTS American Society of Transplant Surgeons

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDD circulatory determination of death

CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation

DCDD donation after circulatory determination of death

DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

DNDD donation after neurologic determination of death

DoT Division of Transplantation, Health Resources and Services Administration

EMS emergency medical services

ESRD end-stage renal disease

FHWA Federal Highway Administration

FY fiscal year



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Organ Donation: Opportunities for Action A Acronyms ACOT Advisory Committee on Transplantation AHA American Heart Association AMA American Medical Association AOPO Association of Organ Procurement Organizations AST American Society of Transplantation ASTP American Society of Transplant Physicians ASTS American Society of Transplant Surgeons CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDD circulatory determination of death CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services CPR cardiopulmonary resuscitation DCDD donation after circulatory determination of death DHHS U.S. Department of Health and Human Services DNDD donation after neurologic determination of death DoT Division of Transplantation, Health Resources and Services Administration EMS emergency medical services ESRD end-stage renal disease FHWA Federal Highway Administration FY fiscal year

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Organ Donation: Opportunities for Action HCFA Health Care Financing Administration HLA human leukocyte antigen HRSA Health Resources and Services Administration ICU intensive care unit IHI Institute for Healthcare Improvement IOM Institute of Medicine JCAHO Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations MELD Model for End-Stage Liver Disease MOTTEP Minority Organ and Tissue Transplant Education Program NATCO Organization for Transplant Professionals NCCUSL National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws NCHS National Center for Health Statistics NCQA National Committee for Quality Assurance NCSL National Conference of State Legislatures NDD neurologic determination of death NHBD non-heart-beating organ donation NIDDK National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases NIH National Institutes of Health NKF National Kidney Foundation NOTA National Organ Transplant Act OPO organ procurement organization OPTN Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network PHASE Pre-Hospital Arrest Survival Evaluation SCCM Society of Critical Care Medicine SRTR Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients UAGA Uniform Anatomical Gift Act UDDA Uniform Determination of Death Act UNOS United Network for Organ Sharing WHC Washington Hospital Center