Brain Death

A Reappraisal

  • Calixto¬†Machado

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About this book


This text is intended to provide an overview of brain death. The topics explored in this book are the concept and historical approach of human death, clinical examinations of brain-dead patients, ancillary tests in coma and brain death, bioethical discussions of brain death and its relationship with some consciousness disturbances, and the legal considerations of human death.


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  • Calixto¬†Machado
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  1. 1.Department of Clinical NeurophysiologyInstitute of Neurology and NeurosurgeryHavanaCuba

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