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Beliefs and 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/9780199793365.003.0003
Beliefs and Brain Death

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Chapter 3 presents a general overview of religious and cultural beliefs and how they may pertain to the acceptance of brain death and organ donation. It also touches on the role of the clergy in the intensive care unit.

Chapter.  4394 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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