Definition of brain death in English:

brain death

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noun

[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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