Chronic "Brain Death": Meta-Analysis and Conceptual Consequences
Shewmon, D. Alan
Neurology 1998 December; 51(6): 1538-1545
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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 ...