But her risk of a second failure put her 47th in the queue for a high-quality donation after brainstem death
And as a doctor, I recognise that this moment is the point of brainstem death
in combination with the permanent loss of consciousness.
brain death (whole-brain death, and brainstem death
When there is imminent death, before or after testing for brainstem death
, or when the attending clinician withdraws active treatment?
Burt, "Difficulty in brainstem death
testing in the presence of high spinal cord injury," British Journal of Anaesthesia, vol.
A separate set of brainstem death
certification testing was done, and again the results confirmed brainstem death
Moments before Benjamin collapsed and suffered brainstem death
on the pitch, his pal heard him shout to him: "I don't know what's going on."
These oddities are possible because medical scientists did not "discover" the equivalence of brain death (in the UK, brainstem death
) with death, in the same way that they discovered, say, a breast cancer gene.
Procurement agencies formerly considered only persons suffering from brainstem death
who had indicated during their lifetime that they wished to donate.
The council thereby aligns itself in many respects with the "brainstem death
" notion of the United Kingdom and Canada, although with a purportedly more robust philosophical justification (pp.
One hour later she had evident clinical features of brainstem death
: dilated non-reacting pupils, absent corneal, cough, gag reflexes and dolls eye movements.
But he died two days later when brainstem death
was established and life support was withdrawn.