What do organ transplantation coordinators do?

Your pre-transplantation and post-transplantation coordinators will visit you together every day until you are discharged from the hospital. They will answer any questions you may have, review your medications as well as discuss possible side effects and drug interactions, and prepare you for necessary lifestyle changes and follow-up regimens. In general, they continue to educate you and your family on the often complex post-transplantation process.

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