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Brain death.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10773900     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Death is a natural process, but the definition of death varies depending on the cultural and religious background, all over the world. The historical development of the concept and the current criteria in the determination of brain death must be well understood. Termination of life support measures in a brain dead child should be undertaken after due consideration of moral, ethical, psychosocial and legal issues.
Authors:
N Janakiraman
Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0019-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:    1998 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-09     Completed Date:  2000-05-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  525-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Finch University of Health Sciences, Chicago Medical School, Illinois 60064, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Death / diagnosis*
Child
Child, Preschool
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Ethics, Medical
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Life Support Care

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