ABC of Brainstem Death (ABC Series)

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This concise and accessible guide covers the important issues concerniong brain stem death in a way that is relevant for practising clinicians. Thoroughly revised and updated with current recommendations, and new sections on recent concepts of death, organ donation, and the international status of brain death.

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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.

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