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ABC of Brain Stem Death

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ABC of Brain Stem Death

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ABC of Brain Stem Death by Christopher Pallis
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A dead brain in a body with a heart that is still beating is one of the more macabre products of modern technology. The ABC of Brain Stem Death gives unique guidance on this subject. Clear, concise, and accessible, it covers the important issues concerning brainstem death in a way that is relavant for practising clinicians. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated in line with current recommendations. It has new sections on recent concepts of death, organ donation, and the international status of brain death. Topics covered include: Diagnosis Declaration of death Ethical issues The history of "brain death" Managing organ donors The position overseas Written by authors with unrivalled knowledge of the subject, this book provides practical and relevant information for physicians, surgeons, nurses, students, and anyone else interested in this field.

Table of Contents

Preface to the first edition Preface to the second edition 1. Reappraising death 2. From brain death to brainstem death 3. Diagnosis of brainstem death - 1 4. Diagnosis of brainstem death - 2 5. Pitfalls and safeguards 6. The declaration of death 7. The prognostic significance of a dead brainstem 8. Cerebral blood flow, electroehcephalography, and other diagnostic methods 9. The position in the United States and elsewhere 10. The organ donor and donor maintenance Index
Release date NZ
January 2nd, 1996
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
0
Imprint
BMJ Books
Pages
55
Series
Abc
Dimensions
212x297x3
ISBN-13
9780727902450
Product ID
3086896

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