Elaine Stevens


  1. How can Māori adult deceased organ donors be cared for in a culturally safe manner in intensive care units? Introduction

    Part of the role of registered nurses is to be an advocate for those in their care who are unable to communicate their needs themselves. Tūroro (patients) who are declared deceased organ donors in intensive care units (ICU) are physically unable to state their preferences in real-time regarding their nursing care. Although the care of a deceased organ donor in intensive care units is a situation few undergraduate nursing students will actively participate in, it is complex situatio…