A Definition of Human Death Should Not Be Related to Organ Transplants
Journal of Medical Ethics 2003 June; 29(3): 201-202
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Machado, Calixto; Korein [sic: Kerein], Julius; Ferrer, Yazmina; Portela, Liana; de la C. García, Maria; Manero, José M. (2007-04)Although it is commonly believed that the concept of brain death (BD) was developed to benefit organ transplants, it evolved independently. Transplantation owed its development to advances in surgery and immunosuppressive ...
Machado, Calixto; Korein, J.; Ferrer, Y.; Portela, L.; García, M. de la C.; Chinchilla, M.; Machado, Y.; Machado, Y.; Manero, J.M. (2007-12)On 5 August 1968, publication of the Harvard Committee's report on the subject of "irreversible coma" established a standard for diagnosing death on neurological grounds. On the same day, the 22nd World Medical Assembly ...