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not yet rated March 16, 2017 National Guidelines - EBAANZ

The National Guidelines is designed for administrators, nurses and operating theatre technicians working within hospitals, day surgeries and clinics, who are involved in handling human tissue for ocular surgeries. The guidelines have been developed in conjunction with RANZCO, ophthalmic, day surgery and operating room nursing associations. While Australian in origin, The Guidelines can be adapted to suit any country and surgical service provider.

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Eye Bank Association of Australia and New Zealand (EBAANZ)


not yet rated December 16, 2015 Bioethical Framework for Policy and Procedure 2015

The document provides a framework to guide and govern professional activities in the procurement, processing, distribution and clinical application of human ocular tissue - used for ocular transplant surgeries. The scope of this framework is further intended to include procurement, processing, distribution and clinical application of other medical products of human origin, where this application constitutes delivery of ophthalmological services, such as amniotic membrane transplantation. This Framework is informed by the WHO Guiding Principles on Human Cell,Tissue, and Organ Transplantation (2010), the World Medical Association (WMA) Statement on Human Tissue for Transplantation (2007), and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights(1947).

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Eye Bank Association of Australia and New Zealand (EBAANZ)

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