ABC of Brain Stem Death: From Brain Death to Brain Stem Death
BMJ (British Medical Journal). 1982 Nov 20; 285(6353): 1487-1490.
In the second in a series of nine articles on brain death, a British neurologist traces the evolution of British and American criteria for establishing brain death, distinguishes between whole brain death and death of the brain stem, and describes the clinical mechanisms of brain stem death. (KIE abstract)
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