cerebral death

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Synonyms for cerebral death

death when respiration and other reflexes are absent


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Unless cerebral death is construed as legal death, a defendant could claim that the real killer was the party who ordered tube feeding to be discontinued.
Nutrition is customarily provided as an element of comfort care, and hydration is expected to be given until the end, except when there is cerebral death or irreversible coma.
Fulminant demyelinating neuropathy mimicking cerebral death.
The result was that cerebral death could be identified with organic death.
Proper diagnosis of cerebral death must be made before organs can be retrieved for transplantation or other therapeutic use.