ANZICS Statement on Circulatory Death Determination

ANZICS Statement on Circulatory Death Determination

The purpose of the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) Statement on Circulatory Death Determination is to summarise the approach used in Australia for determination of circulatory death by intensive care specialists.

This statement is intended to ensure the utmost public confidence in the Australian process of organ and tissue donation and the clinical process for determination of circulatory death. This confidence is essential for individuals and families when making decisions about donation.

Read the ANZICS Statement on Circulatory Death Determination (339KB PDF)


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