Pediatric Brain Death and Organ/Tissue Retrieval

Medical, Ethical, and Legal Aspects

  • Howard H. Kaufman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Background: Including Historical, Ethical, Legal, and Practical Considerations

  3. Criteria for the Declaration of Brain Death in Children

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. John F. Edmonds, Sik-Nin Wong
      Pages 89-99
    3. Sanford Schneider
      Pages 121-128
    4. David A. Stumpf
      Pages 129-133
    5. Julius M. Goodman, Larry L. Heck, Stephen K. Nugent, Michael S. Turner
      Pages 135-148
    6. Jan Arthur Schwartz, David Brill, John Baxter
      Pages 149-156
    7. Solomon L. Moshé, Luis A. Alvarez, Beverly A. Davidoff
      Pages 165-175
  4. Issues in Brain Death Related to Organ Donation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. R. John C. Pearson, Stephanie G. Pratt
      Pages 179-190
    3. Ronald E. Cranford, John C. Roberts
      Pages 191-197
    4. Robert M. Veatch
      Pages 207-218
  5. Needs and Possibilities in Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Kelvin G. M. Brockbank, Robert T. McNally
      Pages 237-248
  6. Other Topics in Organ Retrieval and Donation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 249-249
    2. Jeffrey M. Prottas, Helen Levine Batten
      Pages 259-266
    3. Roberta G. Simmons, Robert Fulton, Julie Fulton
      Pages 267-281
    4. H. Richard Beresford
      Pages 283-289
    5. Carl H. Lisman
      Pages 291-297
  7. Funding of Transplantation

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 351-365

About this book


age beneficence brain child children death electroencephalography (EEG) organ tissue

Editors and affiliations

  • Howard H. Kaufman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryWest Virginia University Health Sciences CenterMorgantownUSA

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