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Neurology 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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199793365.003.0002
Neurology of Brain Death

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Chapter 2 discusses the neurology and pathology of brain death, clinical and ancillary examination protocols for adults, the apnea test, and the clinical determination of brain death in children. It also discusses errors and alleged recoveries, and legal definitions and obligations.

Chapter.  16544 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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