Brain Death
  • Author : C. Machado
  • Release Date : 16 July 2007
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN 13 : 038738975X

Download or read book entitled Brain Death written by C. Machado and published by Springer online. This book was released on 16 July 2007 with total pages 223. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This text provides an overview of the processes of brain death, exploring the concepts 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. Unlike other, narrow-focus reference this book encompasses a wide spectrum of issues including medical, legal, bioethical and historical aspects.

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