Figure 3 Donor Outcome Statistics,1, 2, 3 Canada, Summary Statistics, 2000-2002 (Number)4
1 Actual Cadaveric Donor: Declared brain dead, consent obtained, organs offered, and at least one organ retrieved and transplanted.
2 Potential donor: Declared brain dead, consent obtained, organs offered but may or may not be accepted and/or retrieved. Actual donors are excluded from potential donors in this graph only.
3 Referrals: Consultation phone calls to regional organ donor coordinator team about a patient who may be an organ donor. Once the coordinator team has been notified, the patient is assigned a unique identification number, even if brain death or consent have not been confirmed. Actual and potential donors are excluded from referrals in this graph only.
4 Data are subject to change based on future data submissions or corrections and may vary from data previously published.
Source: Canadian Organ Replacement Register,Canadian Institute for Health Information (2003)