Document Detail


Reconsidering brain death: a lesson from Japan's fifteen years of experience.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12945466     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Japan has been holding a nationwide debate over the nature of death for nearly twenty years. That debate led eventually to a law that gives citizens the opportunity to choose which of two views of death will apply to their own death. That law is now up for revision, and the debate is reving up.
Authors:
M Morioka
Related Documents :
10121986 - Reactions of the institutionalized elderly upon learning of the death of a peer.
21149046 - The long term ophthalmic morbidity of low birth weight children: a review.
25055866 - Near infrared optical technologies to illuminate the status of the neonatal brain.
24864176 - Hypothermia and neonatal encephalopathy.
17848156 - Macrosomic births at mostar clinical hospital: a 2-year review.
11227966 - Functional similarity between electrograms recorded from an implantable cardioverter de...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Hastings Center report     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0093-0334     ISO Abbreviation:  Hastings Cent Rep     Publication Date:    2001 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-08-29     Completed Date:  2003-09-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0410447     Medline TA:  Hastings Cent Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  41-6     Citation Subset:  E; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Attitude to Death*
Bioethics
Brain Death / legislation & jurisprudence*
Health Policy / legislation & jurisprudence*
Humans
Japan
Organ Transplantation / legislation & jurisprudence
Patient Participation / legislation & jurisprudence*
Tissue Donors / legislation & jurisprudence*
Tissue and Organ Harvesting / legislation & jurisprudence*

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Between subway and spaceship: practical ethics at the outset of the twenty-first century.
Next Document:  An analysis of first authorizations for lipid-lowering drugs in Belgium.