reflex

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acting or happening without apparent forethought, prompting, or planning

imitative reproduction, as of the style of another

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For example, 8 of 58 patients (for whom absence of all 7 features of clinical brain stem reflexes were documented) did not have apnea test and/or ancillary test.
All brain stem reflexes were absent mimicking brain death.
Corneal, carinal and brain stem reflexes were absent.
All brain stem reflexes must be absent--pupils fixed and dilated, no corneal or pupil response, no motor response from the cranial nerve, no gag or bronchial reflex, and no respiratory movements detected.
"The major reason is that the GCS doesn't include brain stem reflexes and respiration patterns, which reflect the severity of coma," Dr.