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Journal of Transplantation
Volume 2018, Article ID 9309486, 10 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9309486
Research Article

Validation of a Survey Questionnaire on Organ Donation: An Arabic World Scenario

1Cardiology Research Center, Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
2Trauma & Vascular Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
3Hamad General Hospital (HGH), P.O. Box 3050, Doha, Qatar

Correspondence should be addressed to Rajvir Singh; moc.liamg@smiia.rivjar

Received 9 August 2017; Revised 25 December 2017; Accepted 14 January 2018; Published 8 February 2018

Academic Editor: Andreas Zuckermann

Copyright © 2018 Rajvir Singh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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