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Is it time to abandon brain death?

TitleIs it time to abandon brain death?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsTruog, RD
JournalHastings Center Report
Volume27
Issue1
Pagination29-37
PublisherHastings Center
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number00930334
Accession Number9702263985
KeywordsBRAIN , etc. , PROCUREMENT , tissues , United
AbstractAdvocates the abandonment of the concept of brain death and calls for the adoption of different criteria for organ procurement. Uniform Determination of Death Act; Sources of inconsistencies concerning brain death; Tests-criterion relationship; Loss of homeostatic equilibrium in brain-dead patients; General categories of alternatives to the whole-brain death formulation.
NotesTruog, Robert D.; Source Info: Jan/Feb97, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p29; Subject Term: BRAIN death; Subject Term: PROCUREMENT of organs, tissues, etc.; Subject Term: UNITED States; Number of Pages: 9p; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 7666
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