Brain Death: Can It Be Resuscitated?
Shewmon, D. Alan
Hastings Center Report 2009 March-April; 39(2): 18-24
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"Brainstem Death," "Brain Death" and Death: A Critical Re- Evaluation of the Purported Equivalence Shewmon, D. Alan (1998)The author challenges brain-based diagnoses of death by re-examining the concept of death, its definition, the anatomical criterion, and the clinical signs or tests. Dr. Shewmon challenges the fundamental assumptions underlying ...