Recent Examples of brain death from the Web
Menees said the most common reason for people to withdraw care is brain death.
Objections to brain death are not just religious, though.
And since some aspects of this technology could presumably function even if the tissue donor was dead, would that change the definition of brain death?
For each minute the heart is not pumping blood, there is about a 7-10 percent chance for the loss of life due to brain death.
The girl is connected to a ventilator and receives medical care in New Jersey, the only U.S. state that accommodates religions that don’t recognize brain death.
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BRAIN DEATH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brain death for English Language Learners
medical : the condition of having no brain function : the end of activity in the brain
medical Definition of brain death
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