A patient, who is a potential organ donor, has been admitted to the hospital with a poor prognosis. The patient's family would like to contact the recipient after the surgery. Which of the following responses by the nurse is best?


•The transplant coordinator typically speaks with the family about the donor process and answers questions.

•Contact is allowed after the surgery as long as consent is obtained from both the donor's family and the recipient.

•The recipient is not required or obligated to contact the donor's family.

•The physician does not have to approve this process.

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