History of Brain Death

Eelco F.M. Wijdicks

in Brain Death

Second edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print April 2011 | ISBN: 9780199793365
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323005 | DOI:
History of Brain Death

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Chapter 1 discusses the history of brain death, how clinical criteria were developed to define brain death, and current international guidelines in place.

Chapter.  8483 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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