Definition of brain death in English:

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[mass noun]
  • Irreversible brain damage causing the end of independent respiration, regarded as indicative of death.
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    • Thus physicians have to make clinical decisions about brain death wherever neurologists or neurosurgeons are not available.
    • The programme also states that an isoelectric EEG is an indicator of brain death, which is not correct.
    • Comparison of organ donation from living and cadaveric donors presents a unique opportunity to study the effect of brain death on clinical outcome.

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