brain death

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death when respiration and other reflexes are absent

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The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention and the National Transplant Committee worked with other transplantation committees, including the Barcelona Transplantation Society and the Saudi Centre for Organ Transplantation, to train physicians at health care facilities across the UAE to accurately identify brain death.
The lack of awareness and knowledge among both the public and medical professionals about brain death and organ donation needs to be addressed.
amp;nbsp;"Jahi McMath is a living, severely disabled young lady, who currently fulfills neither the standard diagnostic guidelines for brain death nor California's statutory definition of death.
The case of a 27-year-old woman who was 22 weeks pregnant is described by Margaret Lock (1) in her study about brain death and organ transplant.
Brain death is defined as an irreversible cessation of all functions of all parts of the brain.
Brain death testing and physiological support of the donor were explained.
tech) is entitled "Non-randomized, Open-labeled, Interventional, Single Group, Proof of Concept Study With Multi-modality Approach in Cases of Brain Death Due to Traumatic Brain Injury Having Diffuse Axonal Injury" (https://clinicaltrials.
Effect of salubrinal on P-eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2a after brain death
Based upon the pediatric neurologist's evaluation of Jahi, Jahi no longer fulfills standard brain death criteria on account of her ability to specifically respond to stimuli.
In this case report, we are presenting a pediatric case mimicking brain death where proper use of antisnake venom (ASV), ventilator support, and other medical care saved the life of child.
The concept of brain death is still foreign in the Omani community.
Brain death (BD) is determined after a patient has sustained some form of a catastrophic neurologic injury that results in an irreversible loss of cerebral and brain steam function.
He hailed the fatwa of the Grand Mufti of Oman, His Eminence Sheikh Ahmed bin Hamed Al Khalili, allowing organ transplant after brain death under certain circumstances and called it a step forward.
My discussion of brain death brings me to a discussion in the next section of some of the ethical concerns raised by the Munoz case.
This can only be eulogized and pertinent if the brunt of brain death cases be minimized and interventional therapeutic measures' aggrandizement noted which can show a ray of light in future.